French Fries
With 3 ingredients, 3 utensils, & lots of patience, you can master the art of making French Fries. Check out how to make perfect french fries at home.

How to make crispy French fries at home?

French fries are warmly embraced by everyone; irrespective of age, caste, race, vegetarian or non-vegetarian diets. There are several reasons why French fries has such great acceptance and popularity. One reason is obvious, the taste. Potatoes, the main (and the only😂) ingredient, has unique characteristics to blend in with any other ingredient. In fact, French fries are so “humble” that with every mouthwatering dish from the fast-food chains, you will get it as sides.

The other reason being the ease of preparation. French fries recipe are such a fail-proof and easy recipe that if you follow the right instructions. With 3 ingredients, 3 utensils, and lots of patience, you can successfully master the art of making crispy French fries recipe at home . But for starters, you can try the below recipe to make perfect French fries at home.

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Here’s how to make homemade French Fries

French fries ingredients

  • Potatoes – as much as you want 😋
  • Oil – enough to drown your potatoes😎
  • Salt – to taste

Preparation of homemade french fries

  • Wash, peel, and cutting potatoes for French fries into perfectly thin and equal shaped long cuboids.
  • Soak the cut potatoes in ice-cold water for 30 minutes.
  • Take it out from the cold water. Drain all the water from potatoes using tissue or cloth.
  • Soak the dried potatoes in hot water for another 10 minutes.
  • Again, take it out from the hot water. Drain all the water from potatoes using tissue or cloth.
  • Heat the oil to approximately 190 °C.
  • Fry the potatoes in medium heat for about 3-4 minutes. (You can see the magic happening✨)
  • Remove from oil and set aside for 30 minutes to drain oil.
  • Re-fry the fried potatoes for another 5-7 minutes until you get the McD fries’ colour🤪.
Potato frying
  • Once golden and crispy, transfer the fries from oil to a serving plate.
  • Sprinkle a pinch of salt on the crispy fries.
  • Enjoy your crispy homemade crispy French fries

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  • Do not oil fry the potatoes when wet (else, you can experience “oilcrackers”).
  • Never cut the potatoes too thin or thick as it affects cooking time.
  • Season the crispy French fries with pepper, chili flakes, chili powder, oregano, as per your choice, and enjoy while contemplating your life choices.
  • Tomato Sauce might be the fries’ classic partner, but mayonnaise, spicy mustard, hot sauce, cheese are also eligible bachelors.
  • Make sure the potatoes are completely immersed in oil while frying.

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1 thought on “How to make easy French Fries Recipe at Home?

  1. Potatoes itself are so versatile I mean you can make so much things! You guys should do an extensive potato series and maybe also different toppings for French fries!

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