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Monday, December 05, 2011

Caramelized Potato Wedges

Potato wedges or jojos - are a variation of French Fries (larger than the French fries and often unpeeled) and  are either baked or fried.They are seasoned with salt, pepper and spices prior to cooking and deep-fried to crisp.Potato wedges are popular snack-item and served with condiments such as sour cream, sweet chilli sauce, brown sauce, ketchup or barbecue sauce, mayonnaise. It can be tried little differently otherwise- a Sweeter variation of it  and served crispy as Teatime Snack.A lot easier to do and U need to spare 2-3 more mins in the kitchen.(Cooking Time: 7- 8 mins).Enjoy ur teatime.It can be made a Toffee if U fry the potato as fritters with refined flour coating and then dip it in a dark-caramelized sugar syrup and made to dry by plunging into Ice-cubes filled Vessel and keep it aside immediately. Enjoy Sweet Moments of Life!. BonAppetit!.

Caramelized Potato Wedges - Potato wedges Caramelized in Sugar Syrup
1 big potato - peeled and wedged
a pinch of salt - very little
250 ml refined oil
200 gms sugar
a few drops vanilla or cardamom essence

1.Heat oil in frying pan.Mix a pinch of salt with the potato wedges and deep-fry them as u do for french fries.
Allow it to cool.
2.Dry-roast the sugar in a thick bottomed frying pan or kadai.When sugar begin to melt add cardamom or vanilla essence,turn into low flame for 20 odd secs more and Turn off the flame immediately before the caramelized sugar turns colour.
3.Add the potato wedges and stir or roll it immediately so that the sugar syrup coats evenly on the wedges.Serve it  (with Tea or Coffee) anytime.

U can do 300 ml sugar syrup (with 250 gms sugar) upto 1 string consistency and dip the wedges,take them out to dry the sugar coating otherwise.

U might also like:
Pathaneer Sweet Vivika
Shahi Tukre
Semolina Cake(Love cake)
Semolina Kesari
Apple Fritters
Jackfruit Fritters
Nendhra Pazham Sweet Chips
Sweet Squares
Caramelized White Pumpkin(Petha)
Caramelized Gooseberry
Caramelized Popcorn
Cornflakes Mixer/Caramelized Cornflakes
Spicy and Caramelized Noodles


vineetha said...

Yummy wedges....looks perfect.

soujanya said...

wedges looks perfect!!!super!!

Poornima Nair said...

Never had sweet fries...great recipe!

Teena Mary said...

These are so tempting !!

Teena Mary said...

Looks so tempting!!

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faseela said...

awesome snack dear...............superb, luv it

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Yummy yum...

Mélange said...

Super yum there..More than the word tempting.

Nandini said...

That's scrumptious and tempting! Must grab a bite!

Prathibha said...

nice twist..looks delicious

Sushma Mallya said...

Wow they look delicious and yum !

Saru Singhal said...

Yumm...Thanks Christy:)

Jaleela said...

wow very delicious potato wedges

Reshmi Ahmed said...

Hi first time here.....these wedges are very new to me....interesting idea...