french fries recipe | crispy potato finger chips recipe

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french fries recipe | crispy potato french fries recipe with detailed photo and video recipe. basically a deep fried chips prepared from thinly cut potatoes which is topped with salt and sometimes pepper. it is usually served hot, and is consumed as a part of lunch or dinner.
french friesfrench fries recipe | crispy potato finger chips recipe with step by step photo and video recipe. french fries as concept was introduced by america and is typically served with meal. specifically, finger chips are served as sides with a burger meal in fast food joints like mcdonald’s, burger king and wendy’s. but certainly not limited to having themselves as a crispy chips for a evening snack.

the preparation of french fries needs modest care for a perfect crispy potato finger chips. the preparation begins with peeling of potato and cutting into even thin strips. it is then followed by soaking in cold water for couple of minutes. soaking in cold water helps to release the excess of starch from potatoes. furthermore, it is soaked in a hot water which helps to give golden brown and crisp color to french fries. before deep frying these thin slices of potatoes, it is recommended to freeze them for minimum 1 hour. later deep fry them in 2 stages a.k.a two bath technique for a perfect crispy french fries.

crispy potato finger chips

furthermore, some tips and tricks for a crispy potato finger chips. firstly, cut the potatoes evenly and preferably thin. this ensures the chips to cook uniformly. secondly, soak the thinly cut potatoes in cold water or wash them in a running water till it stops releasing its starch. thirdly, deep fry the potatoes in small batches, perhaps 15-20 in pan. this ensures to cook them evenly. lastly, do not fry the potatoes to golden brown in the first batch. fry them till they get cooked and should not have any color. in the second batch, fry them till it reaches golden brown and crisp.

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easy french fries recipe | crispy potato finger chips recipe
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Recipe type: snacks
Cuisine: world
Serves: 2 Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 large potato
  • oil for deep frying
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
  1. firstly, peel the skin of large, fresh potato.
  2. furthermore, cut both the corner of potato. this helps to get uniform potato fries pieces.
  3. also make thick slices or to the size as required.
  4. further, cut to a finger sized pieces with perfect cube.
  5. soak all the potato pieces into ice cold water for 20 minutes. this helps to get rid of excess starch from potato and makes fries crispy.
  6. furthermore, rest in into hot boiling water for 10 minutes. this helps potato to cook slightly and fasten the process frying fries.
  7. after 10 minutes, drain off the potato pieces into a kitchen towel and wipe off any extra water.
  8. further, keep them in a tray or ziplock bag. use zip lock bag if you are going to store the potatoes for longer time and fry as required.
  9. freeze the potatoes for minimum of 4 hours. this helps potato turn firm.
  10. deep fry directly in medium hot oil for 2 minutes. or till it softens and cooks the potatoes through.
  11. cool the fried potatoes completely.
  12. further, in the second fry, fry on high flame till potatoes turn brown and crispy.
  13. drain the finger chips once they are golden brown.
  14. furthermore, sprinkle some salt and pepper.
  15. finally, serve hot with burger or dips of your choice.


how to make french fries recipe with step by step photos:

  1. firstly, peel the skin of large, fresh potato.
    french fries
  2. furthermore, cut both the corner of potato. this helps to get uniform potato fries pieces.
    french fries
  3. also make thick slices or to the size as required.
    french fries
  4. further, cut to a finger sized pieces with perfect cube.
    french fries
  5. soak all the potato pieces into ice cold water for 20 minutes. this helps to get rid of excess starch from potato and makes fries crispy.
    crispy french fries
  6. furthermore, rest in into hot boiling water for 10 minutes. this helps potato to cook slightly and fasten the process frying fries.
    crispy potato finger chips
  7. after 10 minutes, drain off the potato pieces into a kitchen towel and wipe off any extra water.
    crispy potato finger chips
  8. further, keep them in a tray or ziplock bag. use zip lock bag if you are going to store the potatoes for longer time and fry as required.
    crispy potato finger chips
  9. freeze the potatoes for minimum of 1 hour. this helps potato turn firm.
    finger chips
  10. deep fry directly in medium hot oil for 2 minutes. or till it softens and cooks the potatoes through.
    finger chips
  11. cool the fried potatoes completely.
    finger chips
  12. further, in the second fry, fry on high flame till potatoes turn brown and crispy.
    french fries
  13. drain the finger chips once they are golden brown.
    french fries
  14. furthermore, sprinkle some salt and pepper.
    french fries
  15. finally, serve hot with burger or dips of your choice.
    crispy potato finger chips


notes:

  1. firstly, frying the potatoes just once makes french fries soft and dull in colour.
  2. furthermore, resting in hot water makes potatoes to cook slightly. this helps to get perfect french fries.
  3. additionally, store in a ziplock bag if you are storing for a longer time.
  4. finally, add salt only after frying. else french fries will never turn crispy.

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Hebbar's Kitchen is all about Indian veg recipes. This blog is managed by me Archana and my husband, Sudarshan. I try to post my recipes with simple & easily available ingredients from kitchen. These posts are usually supported by short videos and photo recipes. Learn interesting recipes and share your feedback, as your feedback means a lot to me.

19 COMMENTS

  1. I love french fries n was waiting when i could try home just the way i eat out.. n tried this and in 1st go they turned out the same.. Thanks Hebbar for such simple receipe with easy steps to follow..

  2. This was the 1st receipe i tried from ur list n they just turned out to be the way i like it.. thanks Hebbar for such easy step by step receipe.. Looking frwd to try many more receipes..

  3. freezed the potatoes for 3 hours and when taken out from freezer their colour was black and after frying on the gas stove they are smelling
    How it ispossible??

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