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Stuffed Potato in Chilli Garlic Sauce

Stuffed Potato in Chilli Garlic Sauce

Sneha Paul
Stuffed potato in chilli garlic sauce is a simple Chinese dish. An excellent dish that can accompany all the other non-vegetarian Chinese dishes and noodles.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 2 people

Ingredients
  

For the filling:

  • 2 medium-sized potatoes
  • 150 gm grated cottage cheese or paneer
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt

For the batter:

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup cornflour
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp egg
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp water
  • Oil for frying
  • 1 tbsp oil

For the sauce:

  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 1/2 tbsp chopped ginger
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 5 green chillies finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp red chilli sauce
  • 4 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp cornflour
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Spring onion for garnish

Instructions
 

To make stuffed potatoes:

  • First, wash the potatoes, then peel the skin and then thinly slice them. The potato slices should not be thick or else it would be undercooked when fried. Then dip the slices in cold water to avoid it from getting discoloured.
  • Take the grated cottage cheese and add sugar, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  • Take a potato slice and apply a thick layer of the cottage cheese filling. Then cover it with another slice. Repeat this step for all the other potato slices.

To make the batter:

  • In a mixing bowl, add all-purpose flour, cornflour, baking powder, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  • In another mixing bowl, add 1/2 cup water, egg, and oil. Mix well.
  • Then pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients bowl. Mix thoroughly. If needed then add 1 tbsp water. The batter should not be too thick or too thin. It should of coating consistency.
  • Heat oil in a wok. Drop batter into the oil and if it comes to the top within 1 or 2 seconds then it means the oil is ready.
  • Dip the stuffed potatoes into the batter. Make sure it is well coated. Then drop it into the oil. Fry the potatoes on medium heat till it becomes golden yellow in colour.
  • Take it out and allow it to cool down.

To make the sauce:

  • In a frying pan, heat oil and add the garlic. Saute for a minute then add ginger and cook it for another minute.
  • Add green chillies, saute for another minute. Then add the onion. Saute it over a high flame until onion is soft.
  • In a mixing bowl, add all the sauces and water. Mix well.
  • Add the sauce mixture to the pan. Mix well.
  • Take half cup of water and add cornflour. Mix thoroughly.
  • Add it to the gravy. Stir it continuously until the gravy starts to thicken.
  • Then add the stuffed potatoes to the gravy. Nicely coat it with the sauce. Turn off the heat and serve.
  • Garnish it with spring onions.
Keyword chilli potato, chinese potato recipe, stuffed potato