Potato nuggets recipe with step by step photo and video recipe. Potato nuggets are a very popular potato snacks recipe made from mashed potatoes. Crunchy, tasty and simply irresistible snacks recipe Now you can have the perfect, crispy and cheesy homemade spicy mashed potato nugget.
Course Appetizer, Snack
Keyword Potato Nuggets, Potato Recipes
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 10minutes
Total Time 25minutes
Author Reshu Drolia
300gramsor 4-5 medium sized boiled and mashed Potatoes
Put boiled potatoes in a mixing bowl and mash it with your hands or you can also grate the boiled potatoes or can mash it by using potato masher.
Now add finely chopped onion, freshly grated ginger, freshly crushed garlic and all the spices garam masala, Italian mixed herbs, chopped coriander leaves, black pepper powder, amul processed cheese, salt to taste, red chilly flakes and mix all the ingredients until well combined.
Lastly add 2tbsp cornflour and 2tbsp grounded Oats for binding and mix it well. If you don’t like oats then you can add bread crumbs instead of oats for binding.
If the mixture is sticky then add more oats flour or bread crumbs accordingly.
Take a generous portion of mixture and roll it in your palms to make medium size ball. You can give any desired shape of your choice like oval shape or in the shape of tikki. Repeat the same process to make rest of the balls.
Grease your palms with little oil if the mixture is sticking to your hands while rolling.
Put 2 tbsp all purpose flour and 2 tbsp cornflour in a deep bowl and make a thin batter by using water. Mix it well till no lumps.
Dip each potato nuggets one by one with flour past, gently turn over, remove and let the excess batter drip off and then coat it with bread crumbs all around the balls. This helps in making the balls crispy and also does not get break while frying. Prepare rest of the potato nuggets in the same way.
Keep it in a refrigerator to make the mixture firm but if you don’t have time can fry it instantly.
Heat oil in a deep pan on medium heat, once the oil becomes hot drop each potato nuggets one by one slowly into it. Do not overcrowd the pan, fry potato nuggets in batches.
Fry potato nuggets on medium flame until they are golden brown and crisp, turning ocasionally. This would take 3-4 minutes.
Take out the potato nuggets over a paper towel or an absorbent paper to remove excess oil. Fry the remaining potato nuggets in batches.
Serve hot with any chutney or sauce of your choice.
You can also add green chilly instead of red chilly flakes or if you don’t want to eat spicy can skip also.
Oil should be hot enough while frying the potato nuggets, do not fry at low temperature otherwise it will get break and absorbs lots of oil.
Instead of processed cheese you can add any cheese like cheddar of your choice.