Pakistani Batter-Fried Potatoes Recipe. an alternative method of consuming your potatoes! The batter transforms regular potatoes into a spicy and delectable Pakistani snack. Also try this with thinly sliced eggplant!
1 quart vegetable oil for frying
1 ½ cups gram flour (chickpea flour)
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon whole cumin seeds
¼ teaspoon baking powder
½ cup lukewarm water, or as needed 4 large potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced lengthwise
Pakistani Batter-Fried Potatoes Recipe
Step 1: Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
Step 2: Whisk gram flour, salt, cayenne pepper, cumin seeds, and baking powder together in a bowl. Stir lukewarm water into flour mixture, 1/2 cup at a time, until batter has a thick pancake-batter consistency.
Step 3: Dip potato slices in batter until well-coated.
Step 4: Working in batches, cook coated potatoes in hot oil, turning once, until golden and crispy, 2 to 4 minutes. Transfer potatoes to a paper-towel lined plate to drain.