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Golden Potato Slices

These are usually served with a chutney. A good choice is Cilantro Chutney.

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  • 4 medium potatoes
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 egg
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt
  • Cilantro Chutney


  1. Heat 1 inch salted water (1/2 teaspoons salt to 1 cup water) to boiling.
  2. Add potatoes. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer until almost tender, about 10 minutes. Drain; cool.
  3. Mix flour, the 1/2 cup water, salt, turmeric, red pepper and egg with fork until smooth. Cover and let stand for 30 minutes.
  4. Heat 1 to 1 1/2 inches oil to 375 degrees F.
  5. Cut potatoes into 1/4-inch slices. Dip potato slices into batter, allowing excess batter to drip back into bowl.
  6. Fry a few potato slices at a time, turning occasionally, until golden brown, about 2 minutes.
  7. Remove with slotted spoon. Drain; sprinkle with salt.