Potatoes fried with skin

Potatoes fried with skin

Potatoes with their skin, cut, dried and fried to a crisp. Dad's recipe which we all love.

Parvathy Jayakrishnan


  1. 1/2 Kilo potatoes
  2. 3 Tablespoons kasuri methi dried leaves
  3. 10 - 12 Cloves garlic
  4. 2 Teaspoons jeera powder (cumin)
  5. 2 Teaspoons corriander powder
  6. 1 Teaspoon chilly powder
  7. 5 Tablespoons sunflower oil
  8. 3 Teaspoons jeera whole
  9. corrainder Fresh leaves


30 mins
  1. Blank step
    Add Photo

    Wash the potaotes well in running water. Scrub their skins with a scrubber to remove all dirt and mud. cut them into cubes and keep them out to dry in the sun fro 3-4 hours. This is to let the water in the potatoes evaporate so that they become crispy when fried.

  2. Blank step
    Add Photo

    Heat oil in a pan. Add the kasuri methi and fry till light brown. Add the jeera to it and let it crackle. Chop the garlic into tiny pieces and add it to the pan.

  3. Blank step
    Add Photo

    Add potatoes to the pan and let it fry slowly. Add the masala- jeera powder, corriander powder, chilly powder and salt and let the potataoes cook slowly in low flame.

  4. Blank step
    Add Photo

    Close the lid and cook for 10 minutes. Then increase the intensity of the flame and let the skins fry till crisp.

  5. Blank step
    Add Photo

    Garnish with fresh corriander leaves and serve hot.

Add Step


Cooksnap placeholder

Have you cooked this recipe?

Share your version with a Cooksnap photo

Share your Cooksnap