French Fries Recipe

French Fries Recipe

French Fries Recipe – A survey required kids to identify a few brand logos and what do you think was the brand that most kids identified?

No prices for guessing that it was McDonald. I am sure your kid would also prove that this survey was right, just as my Daughter did.

And If you ask kids on what there favorite food at McDonald is, you will get a unanimous answer – “French Fries”.

French Fries Recipe

French Fries is one of the favorite Recipe of  my Daughter. And guess what? She got to know about this recipe from one of her favorite cartoon serial (Oogy the Cockroaches) . Nowadays whenever she watches a cartoon or any advertisement on TV, she would just call me and demand for that. So one day she saw Oogy (one of the characters in the cartoon serial) making and eating French fries and she demanded the same.

French Fries Recipe

So that was the first day when I prepared this recipe. The first time I have tried the simplest method (method 2) mentioned below. The second time I tried the second method and I got the perfect french fries. You can prepare French Fries in whichever method you want, you would get tasty French Fries only.

French Fries Recipe

French Fries is an easy to make recipe and is also good lunch box recipe for the kids.

French Fries Recipe

French Fries Recipe

Puja
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Ingredients
  

  • Potatoes - 4 large its better to take large potato to make french fries
  • Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
  • Chilli powder - as per the taste optional
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil - for deep fry

Instructions
 

Method 1:

  • Peel the potatoes and wash it.
  • Slice it lengthwise as shown in the picture above. (to get a good shape you can cut the potatoes slightly on all the sides and then cut it lengthwise).
  • To prevent the potatoes from getting discolored, keep it in water.
  • Rinse the potato in water .
  • Boil water in a pan with salt and turmeric powder.
  • When water starts boiling, add potatoes to it.
  • Cook potatoes until soft.(ensuring that it doesn't break)
  • Drain the water and spread it on a plate.
  • Let it cool down.
  • Once it gets cold set aside.
  • Heat oil in a kadai.
  • Once the oil is hot, add the potatoes and fry until golden brown and crispy.
  • Drain the french fries on a paper towel to absorb excess oil.
  • Now sprinkle some chilli powder or pepper powder if you want.
  • And serve hot with tomato ketchup.

Method 2:

  • Peel the potatoes and wash it.
  • Slice it lengthwise as shown in the picture above.(to get a good shape you can cut the potatoes slightly on all the sides and then cut it lengthwise).
  • To prevent the potatoes from getting discolored, keep it in water.
  • Rinse the potato in water and drain the water completely and let it get dry.
  • Now heat oil in a kadai.
  • Once the oil is hot, add the potatoes and fry until golden brown and crispy.(if you want you can add little salt in the oil)
  • Drain the french fries on a paper towel to absorb excess oil.
  • Check, if the potatoes are not salty you can add little salt to it .
  • Add chilli powder or pepper powder as per your wish.
  • And serve hot with tomato ketchup.

Notes

While boiling the potatoes, do not overcook else it will break.
You can make french fries with the boiled potato. (you can boil potato in cooker, cut it lengthwise and fry it)
If you want you can avoid chilli powder or pepper powder. Just serve along with ketchup.
If you are packing french fries for kids then you can add some sauce in the french fries and mix well with your hands and then pack it for the lunch box.
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