Make Potato chips at home
Potato chips is a very popular snack all over the world. You can, as preparing Crispy potato chips at home is very easy.
Potato - 1/2 kg, Salt - as needed, Water - to wash and soak, Oil - to deep fry, Pepper powder or chilli powder - as needed to sprinkle ( 1 tsp)
How to make
Wash and peel the potatoes. Take water in a wide bowl and slice the potatoes directly in the water. Keep the slices immersed in water to avoid discoloration. Rinse it well till the color of water changes to white.( u should remove the starch in potatoes). Discard the water and again wash the potato slices. Repeat this for 2-3 times. Spread the slices in a paper or towel for 5-10 minutes. Pat it dry by covering with another paper or towel. Make sure there is no moisture in the slices.
In a bowl, take the salt. Dissolve it by adding little water. Set aside. In a kadai, heat the oil required for deep frying. Check the temperature by dropping a piece of potato slice. If it raises to top immediately,oil is just right. Keep the flame medium & drop the potato slices in batches.
Keep tossing & pressing with a ladle till bubbles cease.Once the bubbles reduce & potato slices turns crispy, reduce the flame completely & carefully sprinkle the salt water standing a feet away.
As soon as u sprinkle the salt water, oil bubbles with crackling sound. Keep tossing the chips for salt water to get coated evenly. The noise is completely suppressed after a minute. Bubbles will cease completely. Flip the chips & Remove in a tissue paper. Sprinkle pepper powder or red chilli powder, mix well and enjoy with variety rice. Store in an air tight box when it is cooled down.
Prep time: 15 Minutes
Cook time: 30 Minutes