Do you have many leftover potatoes at home? It is time to get creative. As this recipe only takes 1 hour 15 minute at most, you can make it even in your busy day. Potato smiley is its name. It sounds fun? So, how do exactly you need to prepare to make this smiley-shape snack for you and your family? Here are some information about it.
Ingredients of Crispy Potato Smiley
As the name suggests, potato is the main ingredient. When you make snacks by yourselves, it is surely healthy compared to similar snacks in stores. You don’t need a lot of potato since you can use leftover potatoes if you don’t have fresh ones. Two large potatoes are enough. You also need 4 to 5 tablespoons of cornflour, ½ to 1 tablespoon of pepper / red chili powder, a little turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste and juice of half a lemon. Don’t forget to have salt to season the dough and oil to fry the potato smiley.
Steps of Making Crispy Potato Smiley
The first step to make this recipe is to boil all the potato until they are tender and peel the skin off. Next, put the potatoes into a big bowl and mash it with potato masher. Add some cornflour and mix it by using spoon. Make sure the potato and the cornflour mix well. When it is done, add ginger garlic paste, some salt, and red chili powder or pepper powder. The amount of the last three ingredients are based on your preference. If you and your family don’t like chili, you can skip it.
Then, add juice of half a lemon and turmeric powder. Again, mix it well with other ingredients and make it into a tender dough. Put it into fridge for 30 minutes. From the dough, make a spoonful-size of ball and flatten it later. Do the same for the rest of the dough. It is better to have the same or similar thickness.
Use a straw or a clean pencil back end, make two eyes. Also, use a spoon end to make smiley face. Heat the oil and fry the potato smiley until it is crisp. Take a kitchen paper towel on a plate and drain the smiley potato on it. At last, your crispy potato smiley can be served with sauce or ketchup.