Fried Potato Balls

Introduction: Fried Potato Balls

In this instructable, I will show you how to make fried potato balls. This is a very simple recipe and can be easily recreated at home. So lets get started!


For potato filling:

  1. Potatoes - 5 to 6
  2. Salt - 1/2 teaspoon
  3. Red Chili - 1/4 teaspoon
  4. Cilantro powder - 1 pinch
  5. Dry mango powder - 1 pinch

For coating to deep fry:

  1. Gram flour- 1 cup
  2. Water- 1/2 cup
  3. Salt- 1/2 teaspoon
  4. Red Chili- 1/2 teaspoon
  5. Dry mango powder- 1 pinch
  6. Cilantro powder-1 pinch
  7. Dry ginger powder- 1 pinch
  8. Carom seeds- 2 pinch

Step 1: Prepare the Potatoes

For making the potato filling, follow these steps:
  • Boil the potatoes until they are soft.
  • Mash the boiled potatoes using your hands until they are roughly as in the picture.
  • Add salt, red chili powder, cilantro powder and dry mango powder.
  • Mix the potato filling till the spices and condiments are mixed uniformly.
  • Make Balls from the potato filling and put them on a metal tray with a bit of oil so that they don't stick to the tray.
  • Set the tray aside and prepare the coating.

Step 2: Make the Coating for Frying

To make the coating batter, follow these steps:

  • Add the gram flour and water in a flat-based bowl. Mix it to make a batter to deep fry it.
  • Add salt, red chili, dry mango powder, cilantro powder, dry ginger power, carom seeds and mix it well.
  • It is done! Now in the next step, we will fry the potato balls.

Step 3: Fry Them!

To fry the potato balls,

Coat the potato balls in the gram flour mixture. Then pour about a cup of canola oil in a wok. Fry till they are golden brown.

Step 4: Done!

They are done! Serve them hot with a bit of ketchup.

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