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Senai Varuval (Yam fries)

Ingredients: Yam - 1/2 kg Salt - 2 tbsp Red Chilly powder - 1 tbsp Oil for frying Method: Mix salt in 1/4 cup of water and mix well so that all salt dissolves thoroughly. Dice yam into small cubes. Wash them thoroughly to remove the starch completely. Dry them with kitchen cloth so that no moisture is retained in the cubes. Heat oil in a deep frying pan and add a handful of cubes. Add 1/2 tbsp of salt water to the oil after reducing the flame to medium. Fry till the cubes become golden in colour. Turn them around occassionally. Drain from oil and spread on kitchen towel to remove excess oil. Fry the remaining cubes also in similar way in batches. Put the cubes in a mixing bowl and add chilly powder. (After tasting add a little more salt if needed).

How to make French Fries at home

Ingredients: Potato - 6 big nos Salt to taste Oil for frying Method: Choose firm potatoes. Wash and clean the potatoes and cut them into thin finger like strips of about 1/2 inch length. Wash the potatoes more than twice to remove the excess starch in it. Soak the potato slices in ice cold water for about an hour. Drain well and rub with kitchen towels to remove the excess water. Image of frying basket round Heat oil and when hot place a frying basket preferably round in shape inside the pan and add a layer of the potato strips. Mix 4 tbsp of salt in 1/2 cup of water and mix well till all the salt dissolves. Add 1 tbsp of salt water to the basket and mix it well so that all the potato strips are evenly coated. Fry the potato strips in the basket until they are golden brown. The same procedure is to be repeated to all the batches. Remove the excess oil by placing the fried strips in kitchen towels. Serve with tomato ketchup or spicy cheese dip.