Spiced Potato Cones Recipe

Spiced potato cones

  • serves 6
  • Easy

It’s not a Christmas party without chips and dips. Serve fat chips or wedges with different spices and match the dips. Make cones from paper or buy ready-made confetti cones from wedding shops.

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Ingredients

  • potatoes 6-8 large, cut into chip shapes or long, slim wedges
  • sunflower oil 2 tbsp
  • sesame oil 1 tbsp
  • thai 7 spice seasoning 2 tbsp (Sharwoods is good or chinese 5 spice can be used as an alternative)
  • ground turmeric 1/4 tsp
  • garam masala 2 tsp
  • chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  • sweet chilli dipping sauce to serve  
  • raita or mango/fruit chutney ready made, to serve

Method

  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/Gas 6.

  • Step 2

    Toss half the wedges in 1 tbsp sunflower oil and sesame oil, Thai 7 spice seasoning and a pinch of salt. Put onto 1 or 2 baking sheets and bake for about 40-45 minutes until crisp and cooked through, turning a couple of times. Serve in a cone with a bowl of sweet chilli dipping sauce.

  • Step 3

    Toss the remaining wedges in the rest of the sunflower oil, the turmeric, garam masala and chilli powder and a good pinch of salt. Put onto 1 or 2 baking sheets and bake for about 40-45 minutes until crisp, turning a couple of times. Serve in a cone with raita or mango chutney to dip.

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