Crispy Dry Masala Chips

Servings : Serves 2-3

Here is a twist to ordinary chips/fries. This recipe gives excellent crispy fries that are well-coated with a fantastic yummy spicy seasoning. It’s a lovely snack to have, or can be an accompaniment to a meal instead of regular fries for that added extra kick of flavour. 

Ingredients for Seasoning

  • 4 tbsp sieved gram flour (besan/chickpea)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp red chili powder or to taste
  • 1 tsp red chili flakes
  • 1 tsp tandoori masala
  • 1/4 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp garlic paste
  • juice of half a lemon

Extra Ingredients

  • 500 gm potatoes, peeled and cut into strips
  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • oil for deep frying


Wash the potato strips and drain the water, then blot them dry with a towel. Put them in a bowl, then add all the Seasoning Ingredients. Toss everything together until the chips are well coated with the ingredients. Set aside for 5 minutes. Then give them another toss and fry until almost done. Remove into a strainer

Sprinkle 1-2 tbsp. of corn flour onto the fried chips, toss them a little and re-fry them in hot oil for a few minutes until crisp and golden. Remove and drain on some kitchen towels. Enjoy your yummy crispy dry masala chips! 🙂

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