Potato Wafers

When you make potato chips , you should make sure that the skin of the potato has a nice even brown tone without a greenish cast.Skins that are starting to flake away from potato are fine.You have to inspect  the potatoes thoroughly to ensure that no more significant bruises,discolored spots or sprouts on potatoes.

2 medium sized potatoes
Salt to taste
Red chilli powder to taste
Pinch of hing  / Asafoetida (optional)
Oil for frying


  • Wash the potatoes and peel them
  • Put the potatoes in water with some ice cubes in it , for 15 mins
  • After 15 mins discard the water and put the potatoes on a cloth and wipe it with the cloth
  • Take slicer and thinly slice the potato across the width.
  • Spread  the sliced potatoes on a cloth 
  • Once the oil is hot reduce the flame to medium low and drop a batch of potato slices
  • Continuously keep tossing up the chips in the oil until they turn slightly golden and crisp
  • Remove the chips from the oil and drain off the excess oil
  • Before adding the next batch wait for a minute and make sure that the oil is  back hot  again
  • Put the fried chips on a tissue paper 
  • Put  salt , red chilli powder and hing in a bowl and mix 
  • Sprinkle the powder on fried potato chips according to your taste and toss well.
  • Store the chips in an airtight container once it comes to room temperature.
  • Enjoy the crispy wafers with hot cup of chai or tea.


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