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Fried potatoes with carrots

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  • Calories: 193
  • Protein: 2.5
  • Fats: 9.5
  • Carbohydrates: 23
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    Hello friends. In this review, we will talk about a dish loved by many since childhood - our hero is fried potatoes with carrots and onions. Even fried potatoes themselves are a real hero of any feast. We decided to go further and offer you a recipe where fried potatoes are even with carrots, which will give them an excellent color and onions without which a unique aroma is impossible. But before we start cooking, let's remember how we learned about this wonderful dish and talk a little about the intricacies of its preparation.

    History of the dish

    We want to surprise you right away. It turns out that fried potatoes were not invented by the French, as is commonly thought, but by the Belgians. Rumor has it that such a potato was first cooked in the valley near Liezh. The locals were very fond of frying fish in oil, which they had previously cut into small cubes. However, in winter, when the water froze, there were many problems with fishing, and everyone thought about what to fry instead of fish. It was decided to try frying potatoes, sliced ​​just like fish.

    Much later, a Belgian named Frite, we will decide to sell such potatoes to take away. As you probably already guessed, the dish got its name thanks to it. But we all know the international name of such a potato and it sounds literally like "french fries". Why? It's that simple! This is what the Americans called the potato. The American soldiers were treated to this wonderful dish by the Belgians, but those who spoke French. That is why they came to the conclusion that they were dealing with the French, which means that this dish is also French.

    Today in America, French fries are eaten in huge quantities and by everyone from small to large. They love fried potatoes in England no less. There, about 15 tons of such good are eaten a year. And the rest of the world, believe me, are not lagging behind. A salad with which fried potatoes, carrots and even celery are served are universal favorites and heroes of any feast. Well, what is interesting what we have prepared for you today? Well then, go ahead.


    • Potatoes - 6 pcs.
    • Carrots - 1 pc.
    • Onions - 2 heads
    • Garlic - 2 cloves
    • Salt to taste
    • Pepper mix to taste
    • Fresh greens - for serving
    • Vegetable oil - 70 g

    How to cook

    1. Take the ingredients for cooking fried potatoes with carrots in a frying pan according to the list. We rinse vegetables: potatoes, onions, carrots and garlic. Dry with a towel. Peel.

      To cook fried potatoes with carrots, you must first prepare the necessary products

    2. Cut the potatoes into elongated sticks.

      Cut the potatoes into cubes of the required size

    3. Chop the onion finely.

      Cut the onion into smaller pieces

    4. Three carrots per grater, I have a Korean carrot grater.

      It is better to grate the carrots

    5. Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan. We spread the potatoes in a hot frying pan. Fry without closing the lids for 3 minutes. We mix. Add grated carrots.

      Put the potatoes on a hot skillet with butter, and after three minutes stir and add the grated carrots

    6. Fry potatoes with carrots over medium heat for 10 minutes. During this time, mix the vegetables 2 more times. Add onions and grated garlic.

      Fry vegetables over medium heat for about 10 minutes and stir twice during this time. After the allotted time, we thoroughly alter everything again and add the onion and garlic

    7. Fry potatoes with carrots with onions. To prevent the potatoes from boiling, you cannot close the lid of the pan until we salt our dish. Now you can add salt and pepper mixture.

      To prevent the potatoes from turning into mashed potatoes, they cannot be covered with a lid until we add salt and a mixture of peppers

    8. Stir for the last time. We close the lid. Turn off the stove. The potatoes will be cooked through while the stove cools if you are using electric heating. On the gas stove, after adding salt, the potatoes need to darken for another 3 minutes.

      Mix the potatoes again, close the lid and leave it to simmer for about 3 minutes.

    9. Fried potatoes with carrots are ready!

      Well, that's our potatoes with carrots fried in a pan

    10. Agree, it was not at all difficult to cook. It does not matter beets, carrots or fried potatoes, anyone can create such a masterpiece, regardless of the level of culinary training. But we will find out how useful such potatoes will be right now.

      Bon appetite

    The benefits of the dish

    Contrary to popular belief, fried potatoes are not so scary and are unlikely to make you sick and fat. Of course, this dish is not about a healthy lifestyle, but if you cook it correctly, it will have a minimum of fat, namely, no more than 5%. And this, imagine, is much less than in many low-fat products. And, in order to make the potatoes not so fatty and harmful, we advise you to cut it not very finely, so it will absorb less fat.

    And in order for the potatoes to turn out especially crispy, on the advice of the creators themselves, the Belgians, they should be fried twice: the first time after frying, put the potatoes on a paper towel, and then fry them again in oil. It will be tastier this way. And we advise you to prepare a salad in which one of the ingredients will be beets, so fried potatoes and carrots will sparkle with new colors. Bon appetit, friends and we look forward to your advice and comments. Or maybe you have your own recipe for potatoes, then we will gladly tell you about it from the pages of our site. Let's be friends and we will all be happy. Always your HozOboz!

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