Tuesday, September 22, 2015

French fries recipe/ How to make crispy french fries/ Homemade french fries recipe

Who doesn't love french fries..? I am not a potato lover. This is probably the only potato snack I really love. I had got a request for french fries recipe from one of my blog followers. I searched the web for a perfect crisp french fries recipe and found many with different methods some really quick and some quiet time consuming. And then I got a simple and easy recipe which results in perfect french fries that are crisp on the outside and tender from inside. For crisp french fries you are required to removed excess starch from potatoes. And this can we done by immersing potato pieces to cold water for sometime and then deep frying potatoes in two parts. This results is very crisp fries.


  • Potatoes- 3 big sized
  • Salt- As per taste
  • Black pepper powder: As required
  • Cold water- As required
  • Oil- For deep frying


  • First of all, wash all potatoes in running water.
  • Now peel all potatoes using a peeler or knife.
  • Cut even sized fingers(lengthwise).
Potato fries
  • Add these potato pieces to a bowl of cold water and keep in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  • After 15 minutes drain and wipe all the potatoes.
  • Heat sufficient oil in a wok/pan/pot whatever you prefer for deep frying to medium hotness.
  • Now fry potatoes till they are half cooked and soft.
Deep fry french fries
  • Drain potatoes on kitchen tissue and let them cool for 15-20 minutes.
  • After 15-20 minutes reheat the oil.
  • This time the oil should be very hot.
  • Now again fry the potatoes till they turn crispy and golden brown.
  • Drain fried potatoes on kitchen tissue.
French fries
  • While the fries are hot sprinkle salt, black pepper and toss.
  • Serve with tomato catchup.
  • Enjoy.. :)

Serves: 3-4

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