Crispy Baked Potato Wedges Aka French Fries

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Crispy Baked Potato Wedges aka 'French Fries'
Does this look deep fried or baked... These Crispy Baked Potato Wedges aka 'French Fries' are baked and not deep fried, I swear. Believe me they taste equally yummy if not better. And while I am typing for this post... they are just gone. No trace at all.
My family including me love to have French fries. But what we get in market are deep fried and expensive. Crispy Baked Potato Wedges aka 'French Fries' is my healthier and better version of those French fries. As this was super duper blockbuster hit at my home, thought of sharing with you All.
So that you all may make these for your family and relish these without any guilt. Let's see how we can make Crispy Baked Potato Wedges aka 'French Fries'
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Prep Time40 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Total Time1 hour 20 minutes
Served As: Breakfast, Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: French, Fusion, Indian, Multi Cuisine
Recipe Taste: Crunchy, Salty
Calories 182 kcal
Servings 4

Ingredients
 

  • 4 potatoes large
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • Salt seasoning of your choice, I used chaat masala
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Instructions
 

  • Wash and peel potatoes. Slice them and cut them in long strips, like for French fries. Immerse them in tap water for 25-30 minutes.
    Crispy Baked Potato Wedges Aka French Fries - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • After 30 minutes remove them from water and wipe the moisture off with a clean kitchen towel.
    Crispy Baked Potato Wedges Aka French Fries - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Preheat your oven at this point, 210C. Meanwhile layer potatoes slices on a microwave safe tray and let them soften for 3-4 minutes. It took me 2 batches to do so.
    Crispy Baked Potato Wedges Aka French Fries - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Again wipe off the moisture from the potatoe pieces as much as possible with a clean towel.
    Crispy Baked Potato Wedges Aka French Fries - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Put these in a large bowl, add oil and toss them so all the pieces are coated in oil. Can add a tsp of more oil if required. I didn't require so I didn't add more. 2 tsp was enough for me. Can use any oil, sunflower, coconut , olive oil etc...
    Crispy Baked Potato Wedges Aka French Fries - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Now layer them on a hot baking tray. Arrange in single layer for amazing crunch.
    Crispy Baked Potato Wedges Aka French Fries - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Bake in otg for about 25 min or till they are golden brown.
    Crispy Baked Potato Wedges Aka French Fries - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Remove from oven and while the wedges are still hot sprinkle some seasoning and salt and mix them well. I sprinkled chaat masala and some salt.
    Crispy Baked Potato Wedges Aka French Fries - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Serve hot with any sauce, ketchup,dip or chutney of your choice and enjoy guilt free.
    Crispy Baked Potato Wedges Aka French Fries - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

Recipe Notes

  • Softening the potatoes in microwave is essential, this step should not be skipped.
  • If you do not want to use microwave, then you can blanch them for few minutes and remove them onto a kitchen towel and dry them.
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5 from 1 vote

Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 182kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 897mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 4IU | Vitamin C: 42mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 2mg
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Pv Iyer
Pv Iyer

I am a HomeBaker and a tutor. I own my business in the name Cookies & Crumbs. Currently operating from Nashik.

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