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How to make homemade french fries | finger chips

French Fries (Finger Chips)

How to make homemade french fries | how to make finger chips. French Fries (Finger Chips) is a very easy recipe and if you like instant snacks then this is the right choice for you. This is such a delicious and ready-to-eat breakfast. Perfect and crisp French fries are not made by most people, you must fry it twice to make the French fries crisp like a fast food restaurant using our recipe. First, fry it at low temperature, it softens the potato and secondly, it prepares the surface of the starch and brings crispness.

The origin of the French fries recipe goes to Belgium. French is the language of southern Belgium, due to which the recipe was named ‘French Fries’.  The selected potatoes are cut lengthwise and fried in oil and served with tomato ketchup. You can also enjoy mayonnaise or another dip with french fries.

You can also use the Finger Chips recipe during Navratri or another fasting, just you have to use rock salt instead of ordinary salt.

Preparation time                           15 minutes

Cooking time                                   30 minutes

Inactive                                              02 hour

Total time                                          2.45 minutes

Serve for                                           08members

Difficulty level                                 Easy

Course                                                Side dish

Cuisine                                               American recipe

Ingredients for homemade french fries

Good quality potato                     01kg. (2.20 pound)

Edible oil                                            for frying

Dry herbs                                          02tsp

Chaat masala                                   01tsp (optional)

Salt                                                       to taste

How to make homemade french fries

  • First, rinse and peel the potatoes, cut the potatoes into 4 or 5 vertical pieces, then cut each piece into 4-5 sticks.
  • Put the chopped potato sticks in a large deep pan, add cold water, cover the pan.
  • Allow the potato sticks to soak for about 3 hours. * You can also keep them in the fridge.
  • When you want to fry them, remove the potato sticks from the water and spread them on a paper towel, blot it with a paper towel on the top surface to soak it well.
  • Pour edible oil in a large pan and heat, fry the whole sticks in 3 or 4 batches, cook for about 4 to 5 minutes per batch.
  • The lower fry should not be brown, remove it and place them on a dry paper towel. Similarly, take all the potato sticks and keep them on a paper towel.
  • You can call it half-fried potatoes. Spread this fried potato on a paper towel and lightly press some paper towels to soak up the excess oil.
  • Remove all batches and allow them to cool to room temperature.

Second frying for french fries

  • To re-fry the finger chips, heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed pan in a high flame, now pour half the fried potato sticks in the heating oil.
  • Fry the potato sticks till they are crisp and golden, now take out the finger chips from the slotted spoon and spread it on the paper towel to remove excess oil.
  • Remove finger chips with a slotted spoon. place french fries on paper tissues again to remove the extra oil.

how to make homemade french fries | finger chips

Serving idea

Serve hot finger chips in a bowl, sprinkle salt, red chili, and dried herbs over it. Now serve it with tomato sauce, mayonnaise, or any other dip.


Keep the flame high, including frying the potato sticks for the second time, then the finger chips will become crispy.

You can also sprinkle black pepper or chaat masala over the finger chips.

Main ingredients

Good quality potato, Edible oil, Dry herbs, chaat masala, Salt.


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