Best Crispy Potatoes

Best Crispy Potatoes


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About this recipe: Lovely and crispy aloo, perfect for meaty dinners! The haldi gives it a nice subtle colour.


Serves: 6 

  • 1kg potatoes, cut into thick chunks
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 C.
  2. Cook potatoes for 8 to 10 minutes in a large pot of boiling water.
  3. Put oil in a preheated tray until almost smoking.
  4. Drain potatoes and return to pot. Sprinkle with the flour, turmeric, oregano, salt and pepper. Place a lid on the pot and shake vigorously so that potatoes are covered in the flour and spice mixture. Place in the tray and toss to coat in the hot fat. Roast for about 40 minutes.

What to roast?

Use big, robust potatoes for this dish.

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Potatoes with skin on? My home science class said the skin has lots of vitamins. So, I tried it, it tasted good but a bit bland. I ate it with mint chutney - 13 May 2010

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