2 cups potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
2 tablespoons shortening
2 tablespoons flour
1 tablespoon red chile powder
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 1/2 cups water
Brown potatoes in shortening in a medium-size skillet over medium heat. Remove potatoes from skillet. Add flour and brown slightly.
Mix chile, garlic and salt with flour and add potatoes and water. Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes over low heat.