Poutine is quite popular in Canada and America. This recipe is with a twist and has the Indian touch. Instead of brown gravy we use the gravy of Paneer Butter Masala and replace the cheese with grated paneer, and it is delicious.
Course: Snacks or Starters
Time: Preparation – 5 mins, Cooking – 25 mins, Total – 30 mins.
- French Fries – 2 cups (you can use the ready-made one)
- Onion – 1 small (cut into cubes)
- Tomato – 1 medium (cut into cubes)
- Ginger – 1/2 inch (chopped)
- Garlic – 1 clove (chopped)
- Green Chilli – 1 small (chopped)
- Kasuri Methi – 1/2 tsp
- Red Chilli powder – 1/4 tsp
- Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp
- Garam Masala powder – 1/4 tsp
- Grated Paneer – 1/4 cup or required
- Cream – 1 tbsp
- Butter – 1/2 tbsp
- Oil – 1 tbsp + for deep frying the fries
- Water – 1/4 cup or as required
- Salt to taste.
PS: 1 Cup = 250 ML.
How to make Desi Poutine:
- Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan or a kadai. Add onions, ginger, garlic and green chilli. Saute until onions are translucent
- Add tomatoes and cook until tomatoes are soft. Turn off the flame and let it cool. Grind it to make a fine paste and keep it aside
- Heat butter in a pan or a kadai. Add the paste and water. Mix and cover, cook for 2-3 mins on medium flame
- Add red chilli powder, garam masala powder, coriander powder and kasuri methi. Mix and cover, cook for 5 mins
- Add cream and cook for a min. Your gravy is ready, turn off the flame. Keep aside
- Meanwhile heat oil in a deep pan or a kadai. Deep fry the french fries as per the instructions on the pack. Keep aside
- Take a serving plate. Place the french fries, pour the butter masala gravy and top it with some grated paneer. Serve immediately and enjoy!!!