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Potato Chips - Homemade Potato Chips

Potato chips - yummy homemade chips recipe for your kids. Many different kinds of potato chips are available in stores with different flavours and shapes. But homemade products are always safe for us. Do you agree? Tell your kids why homemade snacks are better than store bought snacks.

Potato Chips - Potato chips - yummy homemade chips recipe for your kids. Many different kinds of potato chips are available in stores with different flavours and shapes. But homemade products are always safe for us. Do you agree? Tell your kids why homemade snacks are better than store bought snacks. The potato is a commonly used vegetable in our kitchen and you can prepare these chips when you have free time. The potatoes are sliced thinly and then soaked in the water for 20 to 30 minutes to remove the starch in it. After 20 minutes, the slices are dried in a white cloth for 2 hours without any moisture. This method helps to get a  crispy chips. Soaking and drying the slices are the important steps that you must follow for this potato chips. Once the slices are dried without any moisture, then they are deep fried on low heat. For deep frying little patience is very important to get perfect results. Don’t be hurry to finish the frying process, because the chips will turn soggy or you will get a brown colour chips. The final procedure is the seasoning step and you can add your favourite flavours as you wish.

The potato is a commonly used vegetable in our kitchen and you can prepare these chips when you have free time. The potatoes are sliced thinly and then soaked in the water for 20 to 30 minutes to remove the starch in it. After 20 minutes, the slices are dried in a white cloth for 2 hours without any moisture. This method helps to get a  crispy chips. Soaking and drying the slices are the important steps that you must follow for this potato chips. Once the slices are dried without any moisture, then they are deep fried on low heat. For deep frying little patience is very important to get perfect results. Don’t be hurry to finish the frying process, because the chips will turn soggy or you will get a brown colour chips. The final procedure is the seasoning step and you can add your favourite flavours as you wish.



Potato Chips Recipe 
 
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Prep time : 10 minutes
Drying time : 2 hours
Cook time : 45 minutes
Yield : 500 grams
Category : snacks
Author : Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan

Ingredients
  • 3 large potatoes
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp red chilly powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • 500 ml oil
  • salt to taste
Cooking Directions
  1. Peel the potatoes with a sharp knife or a peeler uniformly.Wash immediately and put the peeled potatoes in a bowl filled with water for 20 minutes.
  2. After 20 minutes, once again wash the potatoes in water. Fill the bowl with sufficient water and slice the potatoes thinly directly in the water. 
  3. Place a white cloth on your kitchen counter and place the potato slices in a single layer. Switch on your kitchen fan and let them  dry for 1.5 to 2 hours.
  4. Heat oil in a wide kadai on medium heat. When the oil is heated not smoking hot, add the potato slices one by one and fry them turning once for 5 minutes on low heat. Transfer the potato chips and drain on a strainer. 
  5. In a plate, mix the red chilly powder along with salt and black pepper powder. Mix them well with a spoon and keep it ready.
  6. Now use a tablespoon and sprinkle little by little on the chips and shake it gently from top to bottom. Taste and adjust the seasonings if required.


Potato Chips with step by step photos 

Peel the potatoes with a sharp knife or a peeler uniformly. Wash immediately and put the peeled potatoes in a bowl filled with water for 20 minutes.


After 20 minutes, once again wash the potatoes in water. Fill the bowl with sufficient water and slice the potatoes thinly directly in the water.  Keep it undisturbed for 20 minutes.

Place a white cloth on your kitchen counter and place the potatoslices in a single layer.

Switch on your kitchen fan and let them dry for 1.5 to 2 hours. After 2 hours, the slices will look like this as in the picture. Now take a handful of slices in your hand and keep it ready for frying.

Heat oil in a wide kadai on medium heat. When the oil is heated not smoking hot, add the potato slices one by one and fry them turning once for 5 minutes on low heat.  

Transfer the potato chips and drain on a strainer  If some chips have soft centers, fry them back for a few minutes.  Repeat the process for the entire slices and add it in a big container.


In a plate mix the red chilly powder along with salt and black pepper powder. Mix them well with a spoon and keep it ready.

Now use a tablespoon and sprinkle little by little on the chips and shake it gently from top to bottom. 

Taste and adjust the seasonings if required. Serve the chips for your kids for a snack or even as a side dish with lemon rice, tamarind rice etc.  


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