Potatoes fried with skin
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Potatoes fried with skin

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

Parvathy Jayakrishnan

Ingredients

4-serving
  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

Method

30 mins
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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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

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    Garnish with fresh corriander leaves and serve hot.

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