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Potato Fry – Simple Indian Vegetarian/ Vegan Recipe

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Potato Fry Type2Crunchy and  flavorful Potato curry is everybody’s favorite. I LOVE this fry with steamed rice and any dal recipe.

Serves – 3 
Preparation time – 5 mins
Cooking time – 15 mins
Ingredients:

  • Potatoes (Peel, wash, drain, pat dry) – 2 medium
  • Dry Coconut – 1/4 Cup
  • Oil – 3 Tbsp
  • Curry Leaves – 1 sprig
  • Salt – to taste
  • Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp or to taste
  • Garlic – 1 big clove
  • Garam Masala Powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin Powder – 1.4 tsp

Process:

  • Heat oil in a nonstick pan.
  • To the medium hot oil add curry leaves and fry till crisp and dry.
  • Take the curry leaves from the pan and set them aside.
  • In the same oil add potatoes and shallow fry till crisp and golden from all the sides.
  • Remove the potatoes from the pan and drain any extra oil.
  • Toss the fried potatoes again into the pan and keep it on low heat.
  • In a blender, add fried curry leaves, salt, coconut, garam masala powder, cumin powder and blend till combined and oil slightly oozes from the coconut.
  • Add this blended masala to the fried potato and mix them well till combined.
  • Served hot with steamed rice with any tadka dal or tomato dal or Sambar.

Tips: 

  • Put the potato pieces into cold water so that they don’t discolor and also removes extra starch.
  • Potato pieces when put in water for 10 – 15 mins and then fried yields a crunchy potato fry.
  • Keep mixing the potato pieces while frying for even browning.
  • Play around with the spices of your choice and make different variations to the spice blend.

 

 

 

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