How To Make French Fries For A Quick Snack While Quarantined

Suruchi Patwary , 30 Mar 2020
French Fries by Vidhi Doshi
French Fries by Vidhi Doshi

With the lockdown situation, we’re all letting our inner chefs come out. And if you’ve been too nervous to try cooking your favourite meals for yourself, now is the best time. For beginners, trying out quick and 3-5 ingredient recipes are easy to start with. And what better snack to try out than french fries? It’s crispy, light and most importantly, made of potatoes! What’s not to like? If you agree with me on this 100%, then read on to check out the full recipe shared by Vidhi Doshi a.k.a. @ramenhairedgirl of how to make french fries at home with minimum ingredients.

What You’ll Need

3 large potatoes

Salt to taste

1-2 tbsp cornflour

Ketchup to serve

Here’s How You Can Put It All Together

Step 1: Wash the potatoes well and peel them with a sharp peeled to avoid wastage.

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step 2: Cut a small slice from the longer edge of the potato so it sits well on your cutting board. Keep the potato so it is vertical. Now, proceed to cut it into vertical slices.

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Step 3: Now take each slice and cut into finger slices to get even fries.

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Step 4: Place the fries in water so they don’t get dark.

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Step 5: Boil water and add salt to it. Once it comes to a boil, add the cut potatoes to it and let it boil for 5 minutes.

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Step 5

Step 6: Take out the fries and lay them on a plate. Pat them dry completely and let them cool down.

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Step 7: Transfer to a bowl, add the cornflour and toss well! Cover and keep these in the fridge for 1 hour.

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Step 8: Take the fries out and fry them in hot oil till golden brown. Add a little salt while they’re still hot and eat with ketchup!

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