Bangbang Batata Recipe

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Bangbang Batata
  • Chef: Tara Deshpande
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

A quick and crispy potato snack. This recipe was shared by Tara Deshpande in the gourmet session at The Imperial, New Delhi. The recipe is a part of her book "A Sense for Spice".

Ingredients of Bangbang Batata

  • 250 gm baby potatoes
  • Salt
  • 1/4 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli flakes
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 Tbsp semolina (sooji)
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp ghee
  • 2-3 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp garlic, finely chopped

How to Make Bangbang Batata

  • 1.Scrub and steam the potatoes till they're tender. Cool and peel them.
  • 2.Take a bowl and mix salt (to taste), sugar, chilli flakes, turmeric powder and semolina together. Coat the potatoes well with this mixture.
  • 3.Heat the ghee on a pan and saute the green chillies and garlic for 10 seconds. Add the spiced potatoes and cook on low heat for 6-8 minutes. Keep tossing and take off heat when the potatoes have browned and semolina is crisp.
  • 4.Serve hot with lime wedges.