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Fried potatoes with cajun mayo dressing and chopped onions.

Cajun Potatoes

Crispy fried potatoes with delicious spicy Cajun mayonnaise dressing is one of our family's favourite dish in the Barbecue Nation Restaurant chain.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Keyword barbeque nation style cajun potatoes, cajun potatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 350kcal
Author F for Flavour


  • 15 Baby potatoes
  • 3 tbsp Mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp Onion powder
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Roasted Jeera Powder
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Ketchup
  • 1/2 tsp Italian Seasoning
  • Salt As required
  • Oil For Deep frying
  • 2 tbsp Corn Flour
  • 2 tbsp All purpose flour
  • 1 Onion Finely chopped


  • In a wide pan, bring water to boil. Add baby potatoes and cook for 5 - 7 minutes. Do not over-cook. Once cooked, drain the water and pour cold water over the potatoes. Let it cool. 
  • Now place the potatoes on a chopping board and with a help of a fork gently press them as shown in the pics below .
  • In a bowl, add 2 tbsp of All Purpose flour, 2 tbsp of Corn Flour and a pinch of salt. Add water and form a very thin paste.
  • In a pan, add oil and heat in medium flame. once the oil is hot, dip the potatoes in the prepared paste and fry in the oil.
  •  Keep the flame in medium and fry till golden and crisp. Once golden, place the fried potatoes on a kitchen tissue to drain excess oil.
  •  In a bowl, add 3 tbsp of mayonnaise, 1 tsp of onion powder, 1 tsp of garlic powder, 1 tsp of red chilli powder, 1 /4 tsp of roasted jeera powder, 1/2 tsp of dried Italian herbs, salt and 1 tbsp of tomato ketchup. Mix well. 
  •  In a plate, place the fried potatoes and top with the spicy Cajun mayonnaise mix. Now sprinkle finely chopped onions over the dressing and serve!



  • Do not peel the potatoes' skin. skin gives the crunchiness and crispness.
  • You can also use store brought Cajun Spice Mix.
  • The Mayonnaise dressing over the potatoes should be done just before serving, else it will turn soggy.
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