Cajun Potato | Cajun Spiced Potato | With Homemade mayonnaise and cajun spice| Barbeque Nation style. A popular appetizer served in Barbeque nation. A perfect vegetarian snack. Easy step-by-step recipe.
A perfect snack or appetizer. Can even be served as a side dish. A very popular Barbeque nation appetizer. Replicate the exact flavors in your own kitchen. Have made this recipe with Homemade Mayonnaise and Cajun spice. Completely from scratch.
What is Cajun Spice?
Cajun spice is a rustic seasoning that has its origin in Louisiana. Originally, it was made by blending paprika, cayenne, garlic powder, pepper, and oregano. But then, with each new dish, it got its own new version. This Cajun spice mix used in Barbeque nation is a blend of Mayonnaise + chili flakes + Pizza seasoning (Keya) +garlic powder + onion powder + salt + Kashmiri red chili powder.
The Mayonnaise is also homemade. You can find the recipe on the blog here: Homemade Mayonnaise in 5 minutes. Completely from scratch!
How to Make these Barbeque Nation special- Cajun Potatoes?
It’s best to serve these fresh. Do not keep them in the refrigerator as they’ll lose their texture. Homemade mayonnaise + red chili sauce +tomato ketchup + cajun spice.
Homemade mayonnaise gives a better flavor and creamier texture. It is also easy to make. It just takes 5 minutes to make it. Add a bit of milk to the cajun sauce for consistency. It’s ready!
Step 1: Take baby potatoes, wash them properly. Peel them and keep them aside.
Step 2: Take a pressure cooker to pour 3-4 cups of water inside it. Put a steamer section inside and place the peeled potatoes over it. Cook till 1 whistle on full flame and simmer and cook till 2 more whistles.
Step 3: Take them out and cool a bit. Then press each potato softly with your palm. Just a little.
Step 4: Make a slurry with 3 tbsp maida +2 tbsp cornflour or 2 tbsp arrowroot powder +salt +white pepper powder. Heat oil to deep fry.
Step 5: Dip each pressed potato into the slurry, remove the extra drippings around it, and put them to fry. Fry all the potatoes until golden brown. Keep aside.
Step 6: Make the Cajun Sauce: Mayonnaise + cajun spice +red chili sauce + tomato ketchup.
Step 7: Place the fried potatoes on a serving dish. Pour the cajun spiced sauce over each potato. Cover them nicely.
Step8: Garnish: Garnish with Bhuna Jeera / Cumin powder, Red chili powder/ paprika, and coriander leaves.
Other Popular Snack/ Appetiser Recipes on the Blog:
- Gujiya -Baked | How to make Baked Mawa gujiya with milk powder
- Moong Dal/Green Gram Pakoras (Fritters)
Serve this amazing and delicious Barbeque nation-styled- Cajun Potatoes with a lovely Drink.