Crush the garlic and whole dry red chili in a stone pestle. Add the turmeric powder and crush till coarsely done.
Add potatoes, salt and a cup of water in a pan and cook till the potatoes are 3/4th done and all the water has dried up.
Add the oil and fry till the potatoes are fully cooked.
Add in the crushed garlic chili paste and mix well.
Cook on high heat for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and serve hot.