Not feeling hungry but you just want to grab some snacks while watching movies? You’re not in the mood of going out to buy some foods either? Well, this is worth-a-try recipe that does not even take much of your time. It is very simple, very easy, and of course it is quick. As it has potato smiley as its name, you surely will have some smiles on your face once you taste it. So, here are some things you need to prepare and the ways how to make it.
Ingredients of Homemade Potato Smiley
Yes, as you can see from the name, the very first thing you need to have is potato. You don’t have to use a lot, just one large potato will do to make 10-12 potato smiley. You also need 2 to 3 tablespoons of cornflour or more as you need it. ½ tablespoon of Oregano and ½ tablespoon of chili powder are the next ingredients you need to prepare. If you do not have chili powder, it is okay to use pepper powder. Don’t forget to have salt to taste and oil for frying the potato smiley later.
How to Make Homemade Potato Smiley
Here we come to the main point of how to make potato smiley. First, you need to wash the potato cleanly and boil it. You don’t have to peel it first. Once it is done, take a boiled potato, peel it and grate it. One reason why you need to grate the potato than mash it is to get smoother texture of the potato. Next, put them into a bowl and mix it with all the ingredients you have, except for oil and cornflour. Make sure you make it well.
After that, add some cornflour in and knead it until it becomes soft dough. Put the dough into the refrigerator and let it chill for around 30 minutes to 1 hour. Later, divide the dough to some small equal portions. Shape each portion into a small ball. Once you’re done, flatten it out. Using a straw, make two eyes and a spoon to make a smile.
Then, heat the oil. It is better to have deep frying method. Drop the potato smiley in to the hot oil and fry until it turns golden-brown. Lastly, serve with ketchup or sauce. Have a nice try!