Wednesday 1 August 2012

Potato Fry | Bangaladumpa Vepudu

Potatoes/Aloo is one of our family-favorite veggies.  Even simple recipes made with potato tastes yummm.. Do you love potato fry??? Here is a very quick and easy version.  Enjoy it with rice and rasam.

Potato Fry, Aloo Fry


  • Potatoes - 4 medium sized
  • Red Chilli - 1
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Mustard - 1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida/Hing - a pinch
  • Curry leaves -  A few
  • Salt - As required
  • Oil - 1 table spoon

How To Prepare Potato Fry:

  • Boil, peel and cut potatoes into cubes.
  • Heat oil in a kadai and add mustard seeds, red chilli, asafoetida, curry leaves (in that order).
  • Once the mustard seeds start spluttering, add potatoes and fry for a minute.
  • Add turmeric powder, mix well and fry for a minute.
  • Now add red chilli powder and salt and mix well.
  • Fry on low flame for 2-3 minutes and remove.
  • Serve hot as side dish to rasam, sambar, lemon rice, coconut rice.

Bengaladumpa vepudu, potato fry


  • Can add finely cut onion while frying.
  • Can add crushed garlic pods to give a nice flavor.
  • Can add a tsp of bengal gram or urad dhal while tempering.
  • The same recipe can be prepared with ladies finger too.


Unknown said...

Looks very yummy,thanks for dropping by my space & saying lovely words. Happy to follow you back.

Vidhya said...

My family loves potatoes too and this recipe sounds delicious.Thanks for stopping by my space.

Saraswathi Ganeshan said...

looks delicious...My son live with this..

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