CHILLI-TURMERIC CRISPY OVEN-BAKED POTATO WEDGES.
OVEN-BAKED POTATO WEDGES MIXED WITH CHILLI AND TURMERIC, YOU HAVE THE INGREDIENTS TO MAKE THESE SPICY POTATO WEDGES, GO AHEAD AND MAKE THEM NOW. THEY MAKE A GREAT INSTANT SNACK WHEN YOU CRAVE FOR SOMETHING SPICY.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
2-3 tablespoons of oil(or enough to coat the Potatoes)
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder(a pinch)
Scrub the Potatoes well and wash off any mud remaining on potato skin. Pat dry with paper towels.
Cut the potatoes into wedges, making sure the bottom with the skin is wider(not too thick, not too thin) so they stand upright as shown on the images, think how you would cut an apple where closer to the skin the wedge are slightly wider, cut the potatoes the same.
Place the Potato wedges in a glass bowl and microwave for 3-4 minutes to take out extra moisture.
Once microwaved, transfer the potato wedges into a large bowl or pan, pour in the oil over the Potatoes, followed by turmeric, chilli powder and salt to season.
Cover the bowl with a flat lid or plate and shake vigorously, make sure all the wedges are evenly coated with chilli powder, turmeric, oil and salt. Taste to check if the seasoning of Salt is adequate.
Prepare the baking dish by covering it with parchment paper and brush with a thin coat of oil.
Spread the potato wedges as shown on the picture with the wedges standing on their skin to the baking dish. if you’ve cut the wedges as mentioned above, they should stand alone. place them together, so even if you slice a few thin wedges, they can lean on to the thicker potato wedges.
Place the baking dish with the potatoes in the oven and bake for 25-30 minutes.
20 minutes into baking,take out the tray and lightly brush oil over them and return the wedges in to the oven and continue baking.
You will have no need to flip them over but once 30 minutes are over check on the potato wedges, use a fork to check if they are cooked through, if you find them less crispier than you like, continue to bake for another 10-15 minutes more.
Serve immediately with your favorite dip or a bowl of salt and chilli powder mixed together.