How to make Crispy Potato Chips at Home- Cooking With Sapana

Homemade Potato Chips are extremely crispy and definitely tasty much better than the store-bought packages, these chips are a should to attempt.

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Homemade Potato Chips

I understand making potato chips in the house noises complicated however think me, it is not as tough as it sounds. We are so stuck in the circulation of consuming potato chips from the packages that often we don’t even wish to consider attempting them in the house.

Now on any regular day, I would likewise not make the potato chips in the house. However when I am fasting for Navratri, I choose making a huge batch of my own potato chips. They are a definitely incredible treat for fasting days to set with a cup of tea.

Follow the dish guidelines and you will certainly get the crispiest and tastiest potato chips you have actually attempted ever. In some cases I feel they taste even much better than the store-bought ones and the plus point is they are preservatives complimentary.

Active Ingredients for Homemade Potato Chips

  • Potatoes: Usually medium to huge sized russet or Rooster potatoes make the very best potato chips.
  • Salt: I utilized Himalayan pink salt.
  • Lemon juice: Assists in getting the crispier potato chips.
  • Oil: For deep frying. I generally utilize sunflower oil for deep frying.

How to make Homemade Potato Chips

Take a lot of water in a bowl, include salt and lemon juice to it. Wash and peel potatoes, and cut into thin rounds with the assistance of a veggie grater/slicer, in the bowl prepared above.

Let it rest in the fridge for 10 minutes. Or utilize cooled water if you remain in a rush. Heat oil in a wok or pan. Now take a handful of potato rounds in your hand and carefully move them to the hot oil. You might hear a splash noise, simply take care it will settle in a minute.

Rapidly stir them carefully over the leading to prevent sticking with each other. Fry from both sides on high heat till you see a good golden crunch on them.

Get rid of from heat with the assistance of a slotted spoon and drain on a paper towel. It might take 12-15 minutes for each batch of potatoes.

Repeat the very same procedure with staying. When all done, shop in airtight and delight in.

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Serving Tips

Serve the potato chips as a treat, with tea or juice. Shop the potato chips in air tight containers.

Pro Tips/FAQs

How to slice the potato chips?

I utilized the mandoline slicer with the most affordable setting to cut the potato pieces as thin as possible. Nevertheless, you can utilize the knife to cut thin pieces by hand also.

Why my potato chips stuck together in the oil?

Make sure the oil is perfectly hot before adding the chips to the oil. Once the chips are in the oil keep separating them with the help of a slotted spatula to avoid sticking.

Can we add the potato chips into the oil straight from lemon salt water?

Yes, that is the process. You don’t have to pat dry the potato slices. Simply pick a few slices from the water, wait for few seconds to get the extra water drop back in the bowl and then add them in the hot oil. Make sure to keep a distance as it may be very spluttery.

My chips are not as crispy as yours?

It takes time to fry the chips, you might want to be intrigued to take them out from the oil sooner but be patient and at one stage all of the chips will turn golden and crispy.

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Homemade Potato Chips

Sapana Behl

Super crispy and absolutely delicious better than the store-bought packets, these homemade chips are a must to try.

Prep Time 10 mins

Cook Time 45 mins

Total Time 55 mins

Course Snack

Cuisine Indian

  • Mixing Bowl

  • Wok

  • Slotted Spatula

  • 6-8 big-sized potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon rock salt/ Sendha namak/common salt
  • Oil for frying
  • Take plenty of water in a bowl, add salt and lemon juice in it.

  • Wash and peel potatoes, and cut into thin rounds with the help of a vegetable grater/slicer, in the bowl prepared above.

  • Let it rest in the refrigerator for 10 minutes. Or utilize chilled water if you are in a hurry.

  • Heat oil in a wok or pan. Now take a handful of potato rounds in your hand and gently transfer them to the hot oil. You may hear a splash sound, just be careful it will settle in a minute.

  • Quickly stir them gently over the top to avoid sticking with each other.

  • Fry from both sides on high heat till you see a nice golden crunch on them.

  • Remove from heat with the help of a slotted spoon and drain on a paper towel.

  • It may take 12-15 minutes for each batch of potatoes.

  • Repeat the same process with remaining. Once all done, store in airtight and enjoy.


How to slice the potato chips?

I used the mandoline slicer with the lowest setting to cut the potato pieces as thin as possible. However, you can use the knife to cut thin slices by hand as well.

Why my potato chips stuck in the oil?

Ensure the oil is completely hot prior to including the chips to the oil. When the chips remain in the oil keep separating them with the assistance of a slotted spatula to prevent sticking.

Can we include the potato chips into the oil straight from lemon saltwater?

Yes, that is the procedure. You don’t need to pat dry the potato pieces. Merely choose a couple of pieces from the water, await couple of seconds to get the additional water hang back in the bowl and after that include them in the hot oil. Ensure to keep a range as it might be really spluttery.

My chips are not as crispy as yours?

It requires time to fry the chips, you may wish to be fascinated to take them out from the oil quicker however be client and at one phase all of the chips will turn golden and crispy.
Tip: If you want, you may add chaat masala and other spices after removing them from the wok.

Serving: 1bowlCalories: 777kcalCarbohydrates: 67gProtein: 7.2gFat: 55gSaturated Fat: 7.2gSodium: 608mgPotassium: 1739mgFiber: 10.2gSugar: 5gCalcium: 39mgIron: 2mg

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This post was originally posted in 2013, since then I have updated the pictures and content for much better engagement.

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Sapana Behl

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.