potatoes (old)(oblong in shape and with smooth skin )
1. Peel and wash potatoes and let them drain in a colander . 2. Put
water to boil in a pan with 1/2 tsp turmeric and 1 tbsp salt. 3. When
water starts boiling ,put in the potatoes (do not cover) and let the
water boil up again with the potatoes in it . 4. Take off the fire
immediately and drain the potatoes in a colander after this parboiling.
5. Take oil in a pan enough to cover potatoes and heat it on a brisk
fire . 6. Take off fire , put in potatoes and put back on a brisk
fire , cooking for a few minutes , until a slight crust forms -stirring
now and again .7. Then put on a slow fire and let them redden , gradually
stirring until a crust forms . 8. When ready ,if you do not want potatoes
to absorb oil , turn in to a clean dry pan with some salt in it .
The oil can be used again if bottled when cool.