Batata Besule

Ingredients for Batata Besule:

1. Potato cut into finger pieces and half-fried – 600 gm

2. Red chillies grinded – 100 gm

    Ginger-garlic paste – 4 small spoons

    Salt – For taste

    Corn flour – 1 big spoon

    Gram flour – 2 small spoons

    Rice flour – 2 small spoons

    Curry leaves fried and powdered – 1/ 2 small spoon

3. Oil – For frying

4. Curry leaves – 10 nos.

    Green chillies, end split – 3

5. Curd beaten – 1 big spoon

How to prepare Batata Besule?

1. Mix half-fried potatoes with ingredients no: 2 and a big spoon of water.

2. Heat oil and deep fry potato fingers till they turn golden brown.

3. Just before you take them from oil, add curry leaves and green chillies.

4. Drain excess oil and serve hot with curd or any sauce of your choice.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine 2010, May 1-14

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