Pakistani Batter-Fried Potatoes Recipe

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!

Pakistani Batter-Fried Potatoes Recipe

Ingredients:

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

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.