grilled garlic potato wedges
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these healthy grilled garlic potato wedges without butter are as good as potato fries. and actually good for you since they are not fried. these are lazy lockdown days and everyone wants something to munch on. potatoes, make a great snack. make these healthy grilled garlic potato wedges and watch them disappear in minutes. the fun part of cooking is you can innovate and experiment. especially when I am alone I try out different flavours as I am the guinea pig and I have no choice but eat what I cook or go hungry!
how to make grilled garlic potato wedges
just parboil the potatoes .see that they are soft and creamy on the inside and crunchy on the outside. grilling also takes less time this way. i love enhancing food with a delicate flavour. so i added mixed herbs and minced garlic to give them a flavorful punch. served the healthy grilled garlicky potato wedges without butter. albeit in style on the new platter my friend kalpana gifted me. the fancy silver fork is my treasure from my bhutan sojourn
if you are looking for more potato recipes then check out this awesome grilled tornado potatoes or this hot and spicy baby potatoes. Sweet potato is the hew healthy and sweet potato chat is extremely tangy and tasty.
6 medium-sized potatoes
salt, pepper to taste
5-6 garlic pods crushed
1 tsp garlic powder
1tsp mixed herbs (thyme, basil, oregano)
firstly, wash the potatoes thoroughly and parboil in a medium pot. do not over boil. as you want your potato wedges to retain their shape and not crumble.
once done cool and peel the potatoes. chop into even-sized wedges.
consequently, take a bowl, add the potatoes and season with salt, pepper, mixed herbs.
crush the garlic and add to the potatoes and toss to smear the wedges with the seasoning
i minced the garlic in my hand mortar and pestle. it takes just 30 seconds to get a nice creamy paste.
meanwhile, preheat the grill to medium-high heat for about 10 minutes. place the potatoes on the grill rack. and roast for about 10 minutes each side.
finally, remove from oven and sprinkle some red chilli powder.this is for that final spicy kick. and to satisfy my strong spicy south indian palate!
grilled garlicky potato wedges are ready to be served..serve with salad and a heavenly mint-yoghurt dip. believe me, it enhances the taste a 100 fold!