Crispy-Spicy Potato Slices

These potato slices taste like fried potato slices/wedges within Indian style masala – however, they have very little oil! Enjoy the taste of these crispy slices without the extra oil. You can also try varying the spices as per your taste.

You can enjoy it as a side dish with rotis/rice or by itself as a snack. 

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Ingredients:
Potatoes: 3 large ones
Turmeric powder: ½ teaspoon+ a pinch
Red chilly powder: ½ teaspoon+ a pinch
Garam masala powder: ½ teaspoon
Salt to taste
Oil: 2 teaspoons 

Method:

  1. Wash and peel the potatoes. Slice them into 1 cm thick slices.
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  3. Heat about 3 cups of water in a large vessel and let it come to a boil.
  4. Add ¼ teaspoon salt and a pinch of red chilly powder and turmeric powder to the water.
  5. Reduce the heat to medium and add the potato slices to the water.
  6. Cook on low-medium heat for about 4-5 minutes – the potatoes should not be completely done as they will tend to crumble otherwise.
  7. Drain the water in a colander.
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  9. Put the potato slices on a tissue paper lined plate to drain water completely.
  10. In the meanwhile, mix the turmeric powder, red chilly powder, garam masala powder, and salt to taste in a plate. Then, add the oil and mix in well.
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  12. Add the potato slices (6-7 at a time) gently and coat both sides with the masala.
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  14. Heat a griddle/skillet (tava, preferably non-stick). When well heated, place the potato slices on the tava and roast on low-medium heat. Roast on both sides till the slices have a crispy brown crust.
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  16. Serve hot with rotis, parathas, or rice. Or else, enjoy as a snack with a lemon squeezed over it.
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