A unique street food combination recipe made from deep fried crispy potatoes with a hot chili sauce. Basically a fusion recipe for crispy finger chips mixed in a spicy Indo-chinese chili sauce. It can be a popular party starter or even an appetizer recipe that can also be served as a side dish to most Indo-Chinese rice and noodle recipes.
Chilli and Manchurian recipes are very popular dishes of popular Indo-Chinese cuisine, but they are usually made with gobi, paneer, or any meat based that offers a combination of crunchy and crisp flavors. It can also be made using other vegetables on of which the popular choice is the low-starch potato, known for its crunchy and creamy flavor.
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
1 tsp Salt;
2 Potatoes (wedge);
For Crispy Potato:
1/4 tsp. Turmeric powder;
1/2 tsp. Chilli powder;
2 tbsp. Maida;
2 tbsp. Corn flour;
Water for batter;
Oil for frying.
2 tbsp. Oil;
3 sliced Garlic;
1 inch chopped Ginger;
2 tbsp. chopped Spring Onions;
1/2 Onion petals;
1/2 chopped Capsicum;
2 tbsp. Tomato Sauce;
2 tbsp. Vinegar;
2 tbsp. Soy sauce;
1/4 tsp. Chilli powder;
1/4 tsp. Pepper powder;
1 tsp. Corn flour;
1/2 cup Water;
2 tbsp. chopped Spring Onions.
How to prepare?
Let's boil and fry potatoes first:
In a large vessel add water and 1 tsp. salt.
Once the water starts to boil add potatoes.
Boil it for 2 minutes and drain off the water.
Now add turmeric, chilli powder and salt. Mix it well and make sure all spices are combined.
Add maida, cornflour and water.
Mix well. Add water as required forming a smooth batter.
Deep fry in oil on a medium flame.
Keep stirring occasionally and fry until its crisp golden brown.
Drain excess oil using paper towel and keep it aside.
Lets make sauce and serve this dish:
In a large wok or pan, add oil, garlic, ginger and spring onions. Stir it well.
Now add onion petals and capsicum. Stir it.
Add tomato sauce, vinegar, soy sauce, chilli powder, salt and pepper powder.
Stir it on high flame till sauces are combined.
Add corn flour slurry. To make slurry add corn flour in 1/2 cup water.
Cook till slurry turns glossy.
Add fried potatoes and spring onions and mix it gently on high flame.
Top it with roasted sesame and serve hot.
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