Thursday, June 28, 2018

Potato Fry Recipe-How to make Crispy Potato Fry-Aloo Sukhi Sabzi

Potato fry/sooki aloo fry/crispy potato fry is loved by almost everyone. There could not be anyone who doesn't love crispy potato fry. This aloo/potato fry tastes almost like french fries. It goes well with rice, rasam rice, curd rice, with rotis and as a filling for bread. Today we will learn how to make crispy potato fry following this easy recipe with step wise pictures.

Potato Fry

Crispy Potato Fry-Aloo Sukhi Sabzi

Potato Fry

 Prep Time : 10 mins
 Cook Time : 25 mins 
 Recipe CategorySide Dish
 Recipe CuisineIndian

   Ingredients needed

   Potatoes - 3
   Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
   Chilli powder - 3/4 - 1 tsp
   Salt to taste

   For the Seasoning

   Oil - 3 tbsp
   Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
   Hing - a pinch
   Curry leaves - a sprig


   Toasted Sesame seeds - 1-2 tsp (optional)


Wash and peel the potatoes. Cut them into even sized cubes and rinse 3-4 times in cold water to remove starch. It is the starch which makes the potatoes to stick together and become mushy when pan frying. So for crispy potato fry, it is important to rinse 3-4 times.

potatoes peeled

Let it remain soaked in water for 15 minutes.

Then drain the water completely. Let it sit for 5 minutes.

how to make aloo fry


Heat 3 tbsp of oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add curry leaves and hing.

Add the cubed potatoes, turmeric powder and cook uncovered on medium heat until it slightly browns. Do not add or sprinkle water. Mix gently or toss from time to time.

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Once it is three fourth cooked, add salt and chilli powder and toss well to mix.

How to make Crispy Potato Fry- Crispy Potato Fry

Cook uncovered on medium low heat until it turns crispy and golden brown on the outside. Once it is done, do not cover it immediately. Let it cool a little, then you can transfer to another vessel and keep it covered. The potatoes will be crisp on the outside and soft on the inside.

Sprinkle toasted sesame seeds on the top. This is optional. 

I am sure kids and others in your family will love this delicious and crispy potato fry.

Tips for Crispy Potatoes

You can use any skillet but iron kadai or cast iron skillet is best.

Avoid overcrowding the potatoes.

Avoid adding or sprinkling water in between while the potato is cooking.

Cut the potatoes evenly for even cooking.

Though I love all my potato recipes, my favorite is this crispy potato fry, potato capsicum rice and potato sandwich

If you are searching for more potato recipes, check the link below

Potato Recipes 

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  1. Hi padhu mam ..i am a big fan of u...y dont u create an youtube channel and help us more....

  2. hi padhu, the way you have prepared the dish is commendable yet tempting enough to try for. Thank you.

  3. An awesome recipe!! My all time favorite 😻

  4. I tried this today...and it came out sooo well...


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