Batata Kaap

Kaap is a very common side dish made in most of the maharashtrian households. They are made out of many vegetables like potato,sweet potato,raw banana,brinjals…Potato being the most commonly made.Goes well with anything,dal rice,kadhi rice,Soal Kadhi Rice….


2 medium sized Potatoes.

1/4 cup rice flour.

Oil for frying.

Salt to taste.

For the masala

1 medium sized onion.

2 tbsp Dhana(corriander seeds)

5 tbsp Red chilli powder.

1 tbsp haldi powder.

1 tsp black pepper powder.


Wash,deskin and cut potatoes into thin slices.keep the slices soaked in salt water for 10 minutes.Drain and keep aside.

Place all the masala ingredients in a mixie jar and grind to a smooth paste using very little water.

Apply this masala and salt on the bananal slices.Leave it to marinate for 15 to 20 minutes.

Heat Oil in a frying pan.

Coat the marinated potato slices with  rice flour .

Shallow fry in the oil from both sides till crisp.

Drain on an absorbent paper to drain out excess oil.

Serve hot.

Happy Cooking !!!


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