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grilled garlic potato wedges

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.

INGREDIENTS

6 medium-sized potatoes

salt, pepper to taste

5-6 garlic pods crushed

or

1 tsp garlic powder

1tsp mixed herbs (thyme, basil, oregano)

METHOD

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.

grilled garlic potato wedges
Grilling 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

garlic
Garlic-Mint Paste

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 garlic potato wedges

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!

grilled garlic potato wedges
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Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. 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.
  2. once done cool and peel the potatoes. chop into even-sized wedges.
  3. consequently, take a bowl, add the potatoes and season with salt, pepper, mixed herbs.
  4. crush the garlic and add to the potatoes and toss to smear the wedges with the seasoning
  5. i minced the garlic in my hand mortar and pestle and it took just 30 seconds to get a nice creamy paste.
  6. 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.
  7. finally, remove from oven and sprinkle some red chilli powder for that final spicy kick. this is to satisfy my strong spicy south indian palate!
  8. 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!
Recipe Notes

1. you can avoid the chilli powder

2.add butter if you are making for the kids

3. fry wedges if you like

Harjeet Kaur

Harjeet Kaur

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Comments 36

  1. Looks yum! and I have all the ingredients and I think this will be our evening snack tomorrow!

  2. I will try this in the next couple of days, had been meaning to ask you for something basic yet special because of limited resources…this is fantastic!

  3. Alpana says:

    garlic potato wedges are always my kid’s favorite. Mint yogurt dip make it even more tempting.

  4. Wow amazing..I ususally make this for my girls but never tried this with garlic addition. will try this way for sure. sounds mouthwatering.

  5. Awesome looks so delish, potato wedges, the best part is not much oil or butter kinda recipe, I think we can have this during our fast days also with sendha namak and no garlic. Thank you for sharing the wonderful recipe.

  6. I am a potato fan. Who isn’t? And I love Potato wedges. Grilled Garlic Potato Wedges definitely sounds yummy. Shall definitely try it out one of these days.

  7. Balaka Basu says:

    Nice recipe. My son loves to cook. He is 11 years old, so I look for simple recipes for him. This one seems perfect. Will make him try it out and let you know. Thank you.

  8. Noor Anand Chawla says:

    We enjoy making potato wedges at home and Iโ€™m sure your garlic-y version will add some extra yummy punch!

  9. garlic potato wedges looks so tempting and I will surely try them out.

  10. PraGun says:

    This is yummy, and it rained in my place today so I’m sure these wedges with Tea is a super hit. I will try for sure with garlic it will add the needed kick.

  11. That is a lot of garlic … love it! I will have to try these at some point. Hope the AtoZ is going well.
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  12. Simrit Bedi says:

    This is our all time favourite snack but I never added garlic to the potato wedges.. garlicky wedges look really delicious๐Ÿ’“

  13. OMG – I have just read about pancakes, just eaten lunch and now you give me Garlicky Potato wedges. Have I died and gone to heaven? I love your descriptions and delight in cooking and sharing your recipes. I am definately going to try these.

  14. Cindy Dsilva says:

    Wow this is something I really want to try. Easy peasy and yummy too. Kids will love it a lot.

  15. Arushi Seth says:

    These are a favourite in our house especially with fish. We make them in the same way as you have written and they come out so well. I highly recommend this dish to everyone

  16. Ranjini says:

    This is the time when we’re craving for some different dishes! Potato is everybody’s favorite and this dish, I really have a good feeling about it!

  17. My mouth started watering seeing the pictures ๐Ÿ˜› Loving those recipes

  18. With limited ration that we are having in this lock down period a good snack option for everyone to munch. Usually, I make plain ones but this garlic ones would be good for a change. Thanks for sharing!!

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