Potato chips are a crowd favorite. No one can say no to it.
You do end up eating them more than you desired.
Many people like to eat some crispies with lentils,curries or even just like a starter.However the market ones contain palm oil or have too much salt or spices.
What kind of potatoes are used for potato chips?
Potatoes with high amount of starch are considered good for potato chips. A good test is when you slice the potatoes, if the liquid that comes out of the potato slice is white, then the starch content is good.Homemade potato chips can be made on any weekend.You can make it with sea salt if not consuming during Navratri and Sawan fasting.
How do you make potato chips from scratch?
You can actually make it at home easily by drying in hot sun or using a dehydrator.I remember my grandparents making them so much at Bhopal.Huge verandah and solar cooker drying and making for all those papad and savouries.My grandpa is way ahead of his time.As a doctor,he always stresses on good food.When men hardly ventured into the kitchen,he used to treat us with his sweet and savoury recipes.Dear Bhairah ji you are a gem and a pioneer.There is something special about Sindhi community.Men are fond of their food but never shy away from making it.They equally help women(working or stay at home) with all chores at home.Even now at age of 80+ he is still sharing with us his tips and tricks.
I live in an apartment now so bye bye huge garden.Welcome dehydrator!
Dehydrating veggies in batches helps me fulfill all these cravings.I dehydrate and make so much stuff.
Dehydrator is a life saver in places you don't get adequate sun to dry chips in balconies.I think it is one of my best gadgets.People usually make jerky in it who are hard core non-vegetarian.However,I use them to make so many vegan Indian items.
We make potato,bitter gourd chips,dehydrate berries and herbs like mint, and even make sabudana chakli.You can also use it to make aam papad.
Do you have to blanch potatoes before dehydrating?
Make these at home and you will never buy them from market.
Pure chips without any adulteration!
How to make crispy potato chips at home?
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