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Potato Surprise

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Potato croquettes rolled in pressed rice and deep fried

This recipe is from the book Fun Food For Fussy Kids.

Preparation Time : 31-40 minutes

Cooking time : 16-20 minutes

Servings : 4

Potato Surprise

Main Ingredients

Potatoes, Fresh coriander leaves

Cuisine

Fusion

Course

Snack

Level Of Cooking

Easy

Ingredients

  • Potatoes boiled and mashed
    3 medium
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped
    1/2 cup
  • Green chilli paste
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Lemon juice
    1 teaspoon
  • Roasted cumin powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Roasted peanuts crushed
    1/2 cup
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Mozzarella cheese cut into 16 sticks
    35 grams
  • Refined flour (maida)
    3 tablespoons
  • Oil
    for deep-frying
  • Pressed rice (poha)
    1/3 cup
  • Sweet tamarind chutney or tomato ketchup
    as required

Method

Step 1


Mix together the potatoes, fresh coriander, green chilli paste, lemon juice, cumin powder, peanuts and salt.

Step 2


Divide into sixteen portions. Shape into oval shaped croquettes.

Step 3


Stuff each of them with a mozzarella stick and ensure that the cheese is well covered on all sides with the potato mixture.

Step 4


Set aside. Mix the refined flour with half cup water to make a smooth batter.

Step 5


Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick kadai. Dip each croquette in the batter, roll in the pressed rice and deep fry till golden brown.

Step 6


Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot with the sweet tamarind chutney or tomato ketchup.

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