Peel and cut potatoes into long fingers, 1/2" square across.
Put in chilled water for 10 minutes.
Drain and dab on clean kitchen towel.
Heat oil in a deep frying pan till smoky.
Add some fingers at a time.
Allow to fry till just a tinge of golden appears.
Drain, keep aside.
Just before serving, return to hot oil.
Fry further till golden and crisp.
Drain and remove excess oil.
Add salt and toss.
Serve hot and crisp with tomato ketchup.
Note: If serving right away there is no need to remove potatoes when
half done. To keep them hot till serving time, transfer fries to a
baking sheet, kept warm in the oven. Remove and serve as requireed.
Making time: 30 minutes(excluding keeping time for refrying)
Makes: 5 servings
Shleflife: Half done: 2-3 hours
Introduction to Potato Dishes