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French Fries


French fries are one of the most beloved snacks around the world! They can be enjoyed as a side dish, a main course, or just as a delicious snack. Known for their crunchy and salty goodness, French fries have been popular for centuries.

Making the perfect batch of French fries requires some patience—it’s important to cut them into evenly sized strips, par-cook them in hot oil, and then chill and reheat before frying. The result? Deliciously crispy golden potatoes that will make your mouth water! Whether you’re enjoying your fries on their own or with your favourite dipping sauces, there’s nothing quite like the taste of freshly cooked French fries.

 

 

What are French fries?

French fries are a popular snack and side dish made from potatoes that have been cut into thin strips and then deep fried until golden and crispy. It's believed that French fries originated in Belgium, though they have become popular all around the world. The key to making the perfect batch of French fries lies in cutting them evenly and par-cooking them before frying them for the second time. This ensures that your fries will be light and crispy on the outside, with a fluffy potato inside. Enjoy your French fries as a side dish, main course, or just as a delicious snack!


 


What are the different dips that taste good with french fries ?

French fries are delicious all on their own, but they can be even better when enjoyed with the perfect dip. Here are some of the most popular and tasty dips to enjoy with your French fries: -Ketchup - a classic that never gets old! -Mayonnaise - creamy and rich. -Mustard - adds a touch of spice and tang to your meal. -BBQ sauce - smoky and sweet. -Ranch dressing - creamy and zesty. -Cheese sauce - luxurious and indulgent. -Garlic aioli - garlicky and smooth. No matter what type of dip you choose, you're sure to have a delicious snack or side dish with your French fries!


 


How to make French Fries

  1. Take a fresh cut dicer and attach the fine cut setting onto it. Slightly rest a potato on the blade and cut out fry shapes by pressing the latch.   
  2. Add all the cut fries into a large bowl and fill it with cold water and generously salt it and add baking soda. Let them refrigerate for at least an hour or overnight.  
  3. After an hour, take out the fries and dry them on a baking sheet with some paper towels. Heat oil in a Merlot non-stick kadai for frying on medium high heat.   
  4. Add the fries in batches on medium heat and let them fry for 7-8 minutes until perfectly golden brown and crispy. As they are done frying, drain them and transfer them into a stainless steel tasla
  5. Salt them generously as soon as they come out and toss it around. Serve them hot and crispy as they are, with your favourite dip.  


Expert Tips

  1. Make sure that the potatoes you use are thoroughly washed and cleaned.
  2. Refrigerating the fries makes it crispy.
  3. Thoroughly dry the fries or they might spatter as soon as they hit the oil.

 

More Delicious Snack Recipe:

1. Crispy Onion Rings

 2. Smashed Potatoes

 3. CHILLI BASIL POTATOES

 


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