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Bengali-style Oven-fried Potatoes

8 servings

2 lb Russet potatoes
Olive oil
1/4 ts Turmeric
1/2 ts Cumin
1/4 ts Cayenne
Salt & pepper

Preheat oven to 400F.  Remove oven racks & spray them with oil.  Wash potatoes & slice them lengthwise into
sticks 1/2" thick or crosswise into rounds 1/3" thivk. Trnasfer to a baking pan & spray well with oil.  Add
seasonings & toss to coat.  Place the rounds in a single layer on the oven racks.   Place the racks in the centre of the oven. Bake until the potatoes are tender, with a deep, golden-brown crust, about 20 to 25 minutes.  Serve piping hot.