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Easy Swiss Chard and Potato

Swiss Chard and Potato Stir Fry

Easy and quick Swiss Chard Recipe with potatoes, garlic and ginger | Learn how to make Swiss Chard Stir Fry.
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Main, Sides
Cuisine Indian, International


  • Heavy bottomed Pan
  • Ladle
  • Knife
  • Chopping Board


  • 250 gm Swiss Chard
  • 1-2 Potatoes (medium sized)
  • 4-5 Garlic Cloves
  • ½" Fresh Ginger(small piece)
  • 1-2 Green Chilies or as required (optional)
  • ½ tsp Red Chili Powder
  • Salt as required
  • 2 tbsp Oil


Cleaning and Preparing Swiss Chard

  • Wash nicely Chard leaves. Clean all the dirt and mud if any.
  • Separate the thick stems and chop into small pieces.
  • Layer the leaves together and cut into strips and further roughly into small bits if required.
  • Also separate the thick ribs/veins in the leaves if any.
  • Wash and peel potato and cut into bite sized cubes.
  • Finely chop/mince garlic. Coarsely crush or chop finely ginger and green chillies.

Cook the vegetable

  • In a pan heat oil on low-medium flame.
  • Add cumin seeds and once seed crackle add garlic and ginger -green chillies.
  • Sauté for few seconds till the raw smell of garlic goes away.
  • Add potato cubes and the stem pieces.
  • Sauté for a few seconds , add about ¼ cup water, cover the pan and let it cook till potatoes are tender. It will take around 5 mins.
  • Add salt now as it speeds up the cooking of potatoes.
  • Stir in between and keep the flame to low so that the potatoes don't burn.
  • Now add chopped chard leaves and mix well.
  • Also add red chilli powder. If add it before the powder may get burnt.
  • Cook for another3-4 mins.
  • Once done serve hot with your meals.



I didn't add onions, you can add 1 small onion (red onion for those in US).
I have added raw potato, you can add boiled potato. 
Stem pieces may take some time to cook if you chop it in big chunks. Small pieces will take lees time to cook. 
Skip Cumin seeds if you don't have it. 
Keyword Swiss Chard, Swiss Chard Recipes, Swiss Chard Stir Fry, Swiss Chard with Potatoes
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