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Crispy Baked Masala Fries

Shilpa Joshi
Healthy, flavorful baked fries that are easy to make
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 45 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 2 large potatos chopped or spiralized
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp black salt
  • ¼ tsp red chili powder
  • Pinch of table salt
  • 3 tbsp avocado oil
  • Water for boiling

Instructions
 

Step 1

  • Cut or spiralize the potatoes. Leave skin on for added crispiness.

Step 2

  • Parboil the potatoes: Add enough water to cover potatoes. Bring the water to a boil over high heat. As soon as the water comes to a boil, add potatoes and boil for 3 min. Turn off heat, drain the potatoes and then spread them on paper towels to dry. (Atleast 10-15 minutes)

Step 3

  • Make the oil/spice mix: While potatoes are drying, mix spices with oil and set aside giving some time for oil to soak up flavors. (If you have time make ahead to really give time for oil to soak in flavors).

Step 4

  • Heat baking pan: Preheat oven to 450 degrees and put two baking sheets in the oven to heat up

Step 5

  • Mix the fries and oil mix: Toss the potatoes and oil/spice mix in a large bowl. Rubbing in the oil with make for more flavorful fries. Use all of the oil that may have gathered at bottom of bowl.

Step 6

  • Roast the fries: Retrieve the hot baking sheet from the oven and spread the potatoes on the sheet. Give the potatoes space and do not pile on top of each other. Roast, turning the fries over and rotating the baking sheet once after 12 min. and then again in 10 minutes. Bake until fries are crispy and brown. Sprinkle added salt as needed and serve.
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