4 Yummy French Fries You Can Make Without Potatoes
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Monsoon is upon us, and there is just no end to our greasy, crispy cravings. But can you imagine the dreaded day when you run out of potatoes to make your favourite fries or fritters? Fries are loved by all, but who said they cannot be made without potatoes. Well, we've got you covered by discovering the perfect way to make spicy, crispy fries without using our beloved aloo. Continue reading to learn more about these simple fries that only require a few common household items.

Fries without potatoes are simply unimaginable. But as people's interest in health and fitness has grown, this common vegetable has developed a bad reputation due to its high carbohydrate content, which when fried or combined with oil, butter, or cheese raises the risk of obesity, causes an insulin imbalance, and has an adverse effect on cardiovascular health. A handful of the potato-free fries listed below are a must-try.

1. Bread Fries

Any leftover slices of bread can be used for this recipe; simply cut the slices into French fry shapes. Take a small bowl, add 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 1 teaspoon each of salt and finely chopped parsley, 1 teaspoon each of oregano, paprika, black pepper, and garlic powder, and stir the ingredients together. Next, line the bread strips with parchment paper and, using a brush, coat them by flipping the paper over. To make them crispy and crunchy, air fried them for 20 minutes in the oven or in a pan.

2. Corn Fries

Take toothpicks and corn cobs to make these quick corn fries. Take four corn kernels, thread them through toothpicks, then repeat with the remaining corn. Take a bowl and add cornflour, salt, pepper, red chilli flakes, oregano, garlic powder, and a dash of garam masala. Whisk to combine. In the meantime, coat the fries with the dry mixture. As soon as the oil in the pan reaches medium heat, add the corn sticks and cook them by turning them over.

3. Chickpea Fries And Dip

To prepare this quick dish, soak 2 cups of chickpeas, wash, and boil them. Then, add garlic, ginger, green chilli, and spices like red chilli powder, spice pepper, salt, and pepper to taste.

Cut out the fries and brush them with a mixture of olive oil, salt, and pepper after adding some cornflour and creating a smooth dough. Serve with a quick dip after baking, air frying, or deep frying. Take 1/2 cup hanging curd, 1/2 cup low-fat cream, 2 teaspoons tahini, add salt, pepper, and coriander, whisk to combine, and serve immediately to make the dip.

4. Green Banana Fries

You've must seen those gorgeous little green bananas in the grocery store, you finally know what to do with them. If you want the flavour of a typical french fry, just make sure the bananas are green. Fries will be sweeter if you wait until they are mature and yellow.