Potatoes are quite versatile, and a number of varieties work nicely in different preparations. For instance, If you’re aiming for crisp French fries, or patties you must use the ones with high starch content and low sugar content. These are commonly available in the market as chip potatoes and are generally the new potatoes and are yellowish in colour on the inside with a reddish skin. For other purpose you can use the regular variety of potatoes.
The kind of potato used varies with the recipe it is used for.?