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Spicy Potato Scramble Recipe, How To Make Spicy Potato Scramble Recipe

The word scramble makes you think of eggs, but there are none in this! All over India, there are versions of this dish. With this amount of chilli powder, it is supposed to be very spicy! If you don't like a lot of heat or spice, start with a small amount according to your taste.

Spicy Potato Scramble

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How to make spicy potato scramble

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Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
20 mins
Total time
30 mins
spicy potato scramble
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Potato
Servings : 2 persons
Published date : December 10, 2018

Ingredients used in spicy potato scramble
• Coriander leaves(chopped) - 1 tablespoon.
• Red chilli powder - 1 tablespoon.
• Coriander powder - 1 tea spoon.
• Salt - to taste.
• Coconut grated fresh - 1 tablespoon.
• Gingergarlic paste - 1 tea spoon.
• Turmeric powder - 1 pinch.
• Curry leaves - 1 springs.
• Oil - 1 tablespoon.
• Cumin seeds - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Onion(chopped) - 1 number.
• Potato - 3 numbers.
• Lime juice - 1/2 tea spoon.
  • First, peel the potatoes cut into small pieces and soak in water.
  • Now take a pan heat oil, in this add cumin seeds, onion, curry leaves, salt mix well and then add turmeric powder, add thepieces of potato drain the water and mix well then add coriander powder, red chilli powder, mix well and close it with a lid cook till it is done.
  • Once itsdone remove the lid add chopped coriander, lime juice mix well and serve hot.

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Spicy Potato Scramble

Spicy Potato Scramble is an excellent and quickie dish that can be prepared in a jiffy with very few ingredients on hand. This dish is wonderfully cooked in Kerala style adding some fresh grated coconut, curry leaves and spices to make the potatoes really spicy. You can enjoy this dish with plain rice, lemon rice, curd rice, coconut rice, sambar rice etc. Potatoes are versatile tubers which are liked by almost everyone. 

I must say that this is one vegetable that all prefer eating daily cooked in any method. Potatoes are all time favorites to kids and elders. They are carbohydrate rich food, highly popular worldwide and prepared and served in a variety of ways. Potatoes are generally baked, mashed, fried, roasted, scalloped, turned into soups, salads, pancakes, pastas, dumplings and chips.

This humble vegetable has become one of the world’s major foodstuffs. Potatoes can be cooked on its own or added to a variety of veg or non-vegetarian dishes. Some of the very popular dishes are jeera aloo, bharvan dum aloo (spiced potato in gravy), potato capsicum fry, aloo paratha, aloo chaat, aloo gobi etc.  Each preparation method affects the potato composition in a different way and blends finely when mixed with other veggies. 

Spicy potato scramble is a dry curry, small pieces of potatoes are steamed cooked in a spicy seasoning of red chilli powder, and coriander powder, fresh and aromatic flavours of curry leaves along with the sweetness of fresh grated coconut is the highlight of the dish. Potatoes offer a great substitute to wheat based carbohydrate. Potatoes can help you meet your nutritional needs for several vitamins and minerals.

In addition, they are low in fat and rich in several micronutrients. They offer potassium, vitamin C, several B vitamins, fibre, iron, magnesium and zinc. They do not cause any additional weight gain, calorie for calorie, because your body relies on carbohydrates for fuel, and excessive calories from any source would result in increased weight. Potatoes are naturally gluten-free, so they fit easily into a gluten-free diet.

Potatoes also contain dietary antioxidants, which may play a part in preventing diseases related to ageing, and dietary fibre, which benefits health. To prepare this simple yet delicious and spicy potato scramble, firstly peel the potatoes and cut them into small pieces and soak in water. Take a pan or kadai and little oil to heat. When it gets hot, add cumin seeds, sliced onions, fresh curry leaves, salt and sauté them a little bit.

Add turmeric, little ginger garlic paste, grated fresh coconut, pieces of potato (drain the water) and mix well then add coriander pwd, red chilli pwd, and mix well. Close the pan with a lid and cook till it is done. This recipe would hardly take 10 minutes to complete. An excellent dish to make with lots of aroma, very flavourful and spicy to eat! If you want to really make a quickie spicy potato dish, then this is one of the amazing recipe that is simple to prepare and fast to cook. Tastes very well with curd rice, lemon rice or puliyodhare etc!

Having a balanced diet is a vital part for any human body and carbohydrate is one very important part of the balance diet. It's an essential "fuel" for our entire metabolism. Potatoes are an easily digestible source of carbohydrate. Compared with other carbohydrates potatoes are great because they give you a crucial bonus of vital vitamins and minerals - and virtually no fat.

This is a must try recipe, which is easy to prepare and can be modified according to your taste...!!! Go ahead and give it a try!

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Hussam Biltaji Posted on Sat Aug 04 2012


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Haleel Ahmed Posted on Sat Aug 04 2012

really thought you were going to show you eat that !! nice ending !!

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IGI567890 Posted on Sat Aug 04 2012

3 mins and 8 views :( why do i miss everytime ???

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IGI567890 Posted on Sat Aug 04 2012

4 mins 26 views wow !

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WonderfulWorld143 Posted on Sat Aug 04 2012


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Sidra Tanoli Posted on Sat Aug 04 2012

i love any food with coconut, i gues i have to look for husband from kerla. lol

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Tropically Happy! Posted on Sat Aug 04 2012

keep trying!

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shebzkl Posted on Sat Aug 04 2012

I feel so sorry for you :'(( :|

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Esunshine hope Posted on Sat Aug 04 2012

i thought you will add eggs!!:)

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ZainabTalha95 Posted on Sat Aug 04 2012

we use dis recipe for samosa filling bt widout coconut n curry leaves..

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IGI567890 Posted on Sat Aug 04 2012


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IGI567890 Posted on Sat Aug 04 2012

No worries.. I am going to be first one day..Hope to see that day soon..

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