July 4, 2013

Baked Herby Potato Wedges | Quick Party Snacks

I am yet to hear of any kid (or adult) who can say no to French Fries or Potato Wedges - be it a birthday or a get together, these wedges (or fries) get the conversation going... Made at home, and baked too, with just a dash of spice and herb, these are healthy munches one cannot say no to.. Try it out, and enjoy ! Sending this to  PJ who's hosting Baked Treats - Kids Delight.    Use mature potatoes (preferably Russet potatoes with a deep brown skin with no green spots) for best results. I have used Olive oil for this, but you may substitute with whatever oil you choose from or even use flavoured oil like chilly oil etc 

Prep time : 15 mins | Bake time : 12 - 14 mins | 
Serves : As many people can manage to get their hands on this first ;-))


  • Potatoes - approx 3/4 kg (about 3 - 4 large ones)
  • Salt - to taste
  • Dry herb mix - 1/2 tsp each of paprika, basil, Oregano, rosemary
  • Dry Chilli flakes - 1/2 TBSP (adjust spice)
  • Olive Oil - 3 TBSP + for greasing the baking tray
  • Crushed black pepper-  1/2 tsp

Wash and scrub the potatoes to remove all the dirt. 
Make pin pricks all over the skin and boil in slightly salted water for 3-5 mins. Drain.
Wipe with a clean n dry kitchen towel.
With the skin on, cut out thickish, even sized wedges with a sharp knife.
In a large bowl, add 3 TBSP of Olive oil, salt and dry herbs
Preheat oven to 160 deg C. Line a baking tray and slightly grease it.
Toss the potatoes into the oil-herb-salt mixture and give it a vigorous shake. Leave for 5-6 mins
Arrange the wedges without overlapping each other on a greased tray. Sprinkle dry chilli flakes and crushed black pepper on it
Bake for 12- 14 mins, turning them once over, till the skin turns golden brown and crisp.
Serve hot with ketchup.


  1. Fries are a favorite with adults too..and specially if they are with skin...you cant resist. .absolutely hit one Kalyani.

  2. Wow! Delicious guilt free fries. My daughter would go crazy for this...

  3. delicous adn crispy too

  4. My all time favorite .! Looks good...

  5. A prefect guilt free wedges to enjoy, love to munch anytime.

  6. I would love this too!..bring them on ok..

  7. I have to try this Kalyani. My kiddo loves these .Looks so inviting!

  8. Guilt free potato wedges !! Looks very delectable !

  9. Love the baked version of the fries. Guilt free and loaded with flavors. Looks very inviting!

  10. AnonymousJuly 06, 2013

    Nice and yumm! A perfect comfort food.

  11. Sure, French fries/ potato wedges.. No kid or even adult would say NO to these. They look crispy and yummy!!

  12. these are always a party hit!

  13. French fries is my favorite even can be used as a starter also to start the party, and i have personally made for my kids at home.indian veg pizza


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