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How to make Potato Fry at Home – (Crispy & Crunchy)

How to make potato fry at home
  • Prep Time
    15 Mins
  • Cook Time
    20 Mins
  • Serving
    2 People
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How to make Potato Fry at Home – 

How to make Potato fry at home Learn how to make potato fry crispy step by step at home. Potato is a vegetable that is used to prepare different curries, snacks, and pulao the versatile use of it can turn any dish awesome.

The potato fry Indian is very popular they are fried with spices and turn your regular meal delicious.

So, let’s have a look at the fry aloo recipe that is made within a few minutes. You can serve aloo fries with rice, roti, and snacks. 


About Potato crispy fry

Aloo fries is a dish that is made of potatoes mixed with a few spices they are stir-fried and prepared easily without much time.

Potato crispy fry can be prepared either for lunch or dinner and can go with jeera rice, dal fry, khichdi, chapati, paratha, poori, also with some snacks like bread, between the sandwiches, and rolls. 


Tips to keep in mind while making aloo fries:

1. Use a good-quality pan to avoid the stickiness of potatoes.

2. Soak the potatoes in water to remove the extra starch. Hydrating potatoes in water help to fry them easily.

3. To make a fried aloo recipe you can use some spices like red chili powder, garam masala powder, pav bhaji masala, sambar masala, chaat masala, amchur powder can also be added.

4. Always use potatoes that are kept a room temperature, not in a refrigerator otherwise they will not be cooked properly

So, let’s begin with how to make potato fry at home If you don’t have veggies then also you can make a fried aloo recipe with potatoes and spices and it will turn out tasty. The aloo fries recipe is very simple with basic ingredients that are easily available at home.


Making of potato crispy fry

Preparation Time     –       15 minutes

Cook time                –        20 minutes

Serving                    –        2 people


How to make potato fry at home
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Aloo fries ingredient –

For Aloo:

  • 5 medium-size potatoes washed and peeled
  • 2 cup water 


For potato crispy fry:

  • 12-15 curry leaves
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tablespoon 
  • Mustard seeds/Rai – 1 tablespoon 
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tablespoon 
  • Red chili powder – ½ tablespoon 
  • Garam masala powder – ½ tablespoon 
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons oil


How to make Potato fry at home –

For Aloo:

1. For the aloo wash them peel them off and cut them into small cube sizes.

2. Now put the cut potatoes in a bowl pour water and let them soak for a few minutes after soaking take them out and dry them till used further.


For potato crispy fry:

1. Take a pan add 2 tablespoons of oil and heat properly otherwise potatoes can stick to the bottom.

2. Now add 1 tablespoon cumin seeds, 1 tablespoon mustard seeds, and curry leaves. Fry them for a few minutes till cumin seeds and mustard seeds turn brown. Turn the flame high.

3. Add the potatoes in it and mix well. Fry and stir continuously for 3-5 minutes on low flame till they become soft. 

4. Turn the flame medium and then add ½ tablespoon turmeric powder, ½ tablespoon red chili powder (avoid if making for kids), salt to taste, mix them with aloo properly. 

5. Now cover the pan and cook potatoes for 4-6 minutes on low/medium flame

6. Check-in between whether potatoes are fried and become soft with a spoon.

7. Now add garam masala powder mix it and cover them again to cook for 1-2 minutes. 

8. You will notice that the potatoes are cooked well.

9. Potato crispy fry is ready to serve hot with any meal of your choice. 


How to serve

The aloo fries is a versatile dish that can perfectly match with any meal like jeera rice, dal fry, khichdi, chapati, paratha, poori, also with some snacks like bread, between the sandwiches, and rolls.



  • Calories – 107
  • Fat – 11g
  • Sodium – 398mg
  • Carbohydrates – 2g
  • Fiber – 1g
  • Sugar – 1g
  • Protein – 1g


What are the benefits of potatoes?

Benefits of potatoes are-

1. Potatoes give relief from stomach and duodenum ulcers, they also reduce acidity, and provide relief from inflammation associated with arthritis. 

2. Potatoes have a good amount of calories and nutrients in them. It is good for people with high blood pressure as it balances high sodium levels, also they are rich in chlorogenic acid, and anthocyanins, the type of chemicals that helps to regulate high blood pressure. 

3. Potatoes contain tryptophan, an amino acid that helps to calm down nerves which our body can’t make naturally.

4. Potatoes have 0 cholesterol, fiber, potassium, vitamin C, and B6 that is good for a healthy heart.

5. The alpha-lipoic acid, a coenzyme present in potatoes helps to promote cognitive health and is great for Alzheimer’s patients. Also, the different types of vitamins, minerals, present in it help the brain to function positively.

6. Potatoes make a healthy digestion process and also help to recover from diarrhea because of the potassium and minerals present in them.

7. Tryptophan, present in potatoes promotes good sleep. 

8. Iron, calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, and zinc strengthen and make bones strong.

9. The other health benefits of potatoes for skin are- dark circles, puffy eyes, wrinkles, and fine lines, removing dead skin cells, treat sunburn and dry skin. 


Should you eat potatoes daily?

The potatoes are loaded with health benefits but having them daily in large quantities will be harmful to the body. But consuming it in a small amount (medium size potato) every day and frying, roasting, or steaming, mashing with salad will cause no harm to your body and help you lead a healthy lifestyle. Just avoid having deep-fried potatoes, mixed with cheese, or those you found in chips, French fries, and other potato junk snacks. 


Wind Up

We hope you enjoy how to make potato fry at home try out this crispy and delicious recipe that is super easy to make and pair it up with any of the favorite dishes or snacks of your choice. 



  • Daily Value*
  • Calories: 107
  • Fat: 11g
  • Sodium: 398mg
  • Carbohydrates: 2g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Protein: 1g

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  • Prasnna Tiwari

    Amazing recipe tried it out.

  • Sharda Tiwari

    Delicious recipe

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