How to make Perfect French Fries -

Now you know making perfect French fries is ever so easy.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : French

Course : Snacks and Starters


Perfect French Fries

Perfect French Fries Recipe Card


Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 4-5 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Perfect French Fries Recipe

  • Potatoes peeled and soaked in plenty of water 4-5 large

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Zip lock freezer bags

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 2

With a sharp knife cut potatoes into slices of even thickness. Trim the rounded edges and cut into fingers of even width and keep them soaked in water.

Step 3

Remove from water and soak them in another bowl of fresh water. Drain well and carefully slide into hot oil and deep-fry on medium heat till half done. You can also par-boil the fingers in water with a little salt.

Step 4

Drain the fries from oil on absorbent paper. Cool them down to room temperature.

Step 5

Put them into zip lock freezer bags and freeze.

Step 6

Just before serving, heat sufficient oil till very hot. Slide in the frozen fries and deep-fry till crisp and golden. Drain on absorbent paper. Sprinkle salt over them and serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.