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.

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

PROCEDURE:

  • 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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