Kapi Cho Potatoes


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Kapi Cho Potatoes

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Kapi cho potatoes are a yummy treat for potato lovers. A recipe of Indo-Chinese origin, this sweet-sour dish can be passed around as finger food, or served as a main dish while dinner. It is easy to make, and probably can be described as french fries tossed in Chinese sauces.


The potato pieces must be long strips and the sauce thick-made of soya and tomato sauces and plenty of spring onions and ginger. To save time, cut the potato strips and soak in water, and prepare the sauce in advance. So when your guests arrive, you need to fry the potatoes and toss it straight into the sauce. It is great finger food that will vanish fast from the plate!


Serve with Hakka Noodles and Kung Pao Vegetables .

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Kapi Cho Potatoes recipe - How to make Kapi Cho Potatoes

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings (4 serving )
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Ingredients
4 tbsp oil
4 large potatoes (80% cooked) , peeled and cut into thick strips
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tbsp tomato ketchup
2 tbsp soy sauce
1/2 tsp chilli sauce
salt to taste
2 tsp cornflour

For The Garnish
1/4 cup chopped spring onion greens
Method
    Method
  1. Combine the cornflour in 1/2 cup of water, mix well and keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a wok / kadhai on a high flame till it smokes.
  3. Add the potatoes and cook on a high flame for a few minutes till they are cooked, while stirring continuously. Remove and keep aside.
  4. In the same oil, add the garlic, ginger and green chillies and sauté on a high flame for a few seconds.
  5. Add the potatoes, tomato ketchup, soya sauce, chilli sauce and salt, toss well and sauté on a high flame for another minute.
  6. Add the cornflour mixture and cook on a high flame for another 2 more minutes or till the mixture thickens and coats the potatoes well. Serve hot garnished with spring onion greens.
Accompaniments

Green Garlic Sauce 
Green Onion and Ginger Dip 
Honey Chilli Sauce 
Schezuan Sauce, Chinese Schezwan Sauce Recipe 

Nutrient values per serving
Energy246 cal
Protein2.7 g
Carbohydrates25.4 g
Fiber1.9 g
Fat15.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A157.9 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B31.4 mg
Vitamin C16.1 mg
Folic Acid23.4 mcg
Calcium14.6 mg
Iron0.8 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium563.5 mg
Potassium259 mg
Zinc0.6 mg

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Kapi Cho Potatoes
5
 on 27 Sep 16 07:04 PM


Can i used the frozen potato wedges tht we get in market instead of using potato 80% cooked
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Prajakta, Yes you can.
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28 Sep 16 09:00 AM
Kapi Cho Potatoes
5
 on 07 Jun 16 10:17 AM


tasty restaurant are Chinese potatoes at home..superb party starter idea..
Kapi Cho Potatoes
5
 on 24 May 16 05:14 PM


What do u mean kapi cho mam
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Sumit, It means a sweet and spicy potato preparation.
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25 May 16 05:18 PM
Kapi Cho Potatoes
5
 on 20 Jan 16 06:14 AM


Excellent in taste. Will prefer to make it repeatedly
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Dr Mayur.
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20 Jan 16 09:16 AM
Kapi Cho Potatoes
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 on 19 Jan 16 10:37 AM


I would like to try this recipe but where did the tomatoes come from? its not listed in your ingredients nor when they are to be added to the dish?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Farida, Sorry for the error. The tomatoes are not used in this recipe. Thanks for bringing it to our notice and we have rectified it. Do try this recipe and let us know how it turned out.
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19 Jan 16 02:09 PM
Kapi Cho Potatoes
5
 on 18 Jan 16 07:10 PM


IN STEP 2 THERE IS MENTION OF TOMATOES, BUT NOT MENTIONED IN INGREDIENTS. CAN YOU PLEASE CLARIFY? HOW MANY TOMATOES AND HOW SHOULD THEY BE CHOPPED? THANKS.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Akansha, It was an error from our end. The tomatoes are not used in this recipe. Thanks for bringing it to our notice and we have rectified this recipe. Do try it and share your feedback with us.
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19 Jan 16 02:10 PM
Kapi Cho Potatoes
5
 on 18 Jan 16 12:17 AM


Hi,on your ingredients list you don''t mention tomatoes, but in the method how to cook you do,so how many tomatoes do you need?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Naima, The tomatoes are not used in this recipe. Sorry for the error and thanks for bringing it to our notice. We have rectified it. So do try it and share your experience with us.
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19 Jan 16 02:12 PM
Kapi Cho Potatoes
5
 on 17 Jan 16 10:50 PM


The recipe calls for Tomatoes and ketchup. But tomatoes are not listed in the ingredients. How many tomatoes should we take?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Sandeep. We have used tomato ketchup in this recipe. Tomatoes are not used. Sorry for the error in the recipe. We have rectified it. Now do try this recipe and let us know how it turned out.
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19 Jan 16 02:14 PM
Kapi Cho Potatoes
5
 on 09 Sep 15 04:49 PM


A perfect starter or snack for parties or when friends come home.. Love the soya sauce flavouring in tese potatoes.. I feel they taste like chinese potato wedges.. everyone must give it a try..