Basically, a potato-based snack or a variant of potato chips which is baked or deep fried with the smiley shape it is an ideal snack for the evening tea.it is a popular and attractive snack especially due to its crunchy savory taste and obviously due to its pleasant shape.
Ingredients (1 cup=250ml):
- Boiled potatoes (grated) – 2 cups
- Bread crumbs – 1/4 cups
- Corn flour – 2 tbsp
- Chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
- Salt – to taste
- Oil for deep frying.
- Firstly in a large mixing bowl take 2 cups boiled and grated potatoes
- Further, add 1/4 cups breadcrumbs,2 tbsp corn flour, 1/2 Tsp chili powder & salt to taste.
- Combine all the ingredients well add more breadcrumbs if required. form a soft non- sticky dough. Cover & refrigerate for 30 minutes
- Now take a ball sized prepared potato dough & flatten slightly thick over butter paper.
- Cut Round using a cookie cutter also using a straw make eyes and use a spoon to make a smile.
- Deep fry the potato smiles in hot oil stir occasionally and fry till golden brown keeping the flame on medium.
- Brush with oil & bake in preheated oven at 180 degree Celsius for 25 minutes or till it turns golden and crisp
- Finally, serve potato smiley with tomato ketchup or mayonnaise.
- Add more breadcrumbs if the dough is sticky
- Also, add more cornflour to make crispy potato smileys
- Butter paper avoids from dough to stick.