Friday, November 25, 2016

Potato fritters

When it is overcast outside and a little drizzle make you feel like getting drenched with two wide open hands towards the sky, we love to eat some deep fried fritters. If the sky becomes gloomy with gray clouds appear in shadowy form, Mr. Man will call from office to ask me to cook some lip smacking fritters. Here is my fritters recipe for a rainy day.

Two medium sized potato (Or one big potato)

One tsp. cumin powder

One tsp. coriander powder

One tbsp. dry fenugreek leaves (you can get at any Indian store in the name of “Kasuri Methi”)

Salt to taste

Enough bread crumb to make a thigh dough

Two tbsp. gram flour

Water

Oil for deep frying



Cut the potatoes into half. In a saucepan put the potato halves, pour enough water to cover one inch above the top of the potatoes. Add salt to the water. Turn the burner into high, bring into boil. Check the potatoes time to time by inserting a knife into any of the halves. Also, you may need add more water into the sauce pan to avoid burning the potatoes in the bottom. If the knife the can easily goes into any of the halves, then switch off the stove. Let it cool down. After the potatoes are completely cool, slowly peel them with your hand.  Take them in a big bowl, and smash the potatoes with a masher or just use hand. I usually use my hand. Add all the spices, and mix well with hand. Then add bread crumb little by little, and continue mixing until the dough become tight. Then, from the make golf ball sized ball, slightly flatten them, and keep aside. In a deep bowl take two tbsp. of gram flour, add a pinch of salt, then add water, and make thin batter. Take deep frying pan. Heat it into high, add one cup of oil. You may need more oil to deep fry, depending on the size of the frying pan. Then one by one dip the fritters into the batter, fully coat with the batter, and deep fry them. You can fry two to three fritters at a time. Serve hot.



22 comments:

Stephanie said...

Mmmm... these look delicious, my friend! Thanks for sharing the recipe with us.

Happy weekend. Hugs!

Beauty Unearthly said...

Lovely post dear! Have a great weekend! xx

JoJo said...

Those sound delicious! I've tried to make potato pancakes out of leftover mashed potatoes but they always come apart!

Gosia k said...

another delicious meal Have a great weekend

Debbie said...

i always make potato pancakes with leftover mashed potatoes this time of year. similar and equally yummy. thanks for sharing the recipe!! happy weekend!!

krishna said...

That's an awesome idea.. can you please give me any recipe of potato pancake.. :)

Breathtaking said...

Hello!:) My mother and grandmother used to make potato pancakes with left over mashed potatoes, but my husband doesn't like them. Your recipe seems good though.

Christine said...

These are scrumptious! Thanks for sharing!

Angie Schneider said...

Fritters are always delicious and addictive.

Margaret-whiteangel said...

They look lovely.
What kind of oil do you use?
Here I cook with olive oil.

Liz Berg said...

What a great way to use up leftover mashed potatoes! The coating sounds wonderful!!

Anya Dryagina said...

Looks great!
Have a good Sunday!
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Nancy Chan said...

I love potato fritters. Thank you for the recipe. Have a great day!

Sandra Cox said...

Yum! These should brighten the gloomiest day!
I also love apple fritters;)

Magic Love Crow said...

Looks so good! Thank you!

rainfield61 said...

You have good reasons to eat some food.
:-)

Small Kucing said...

Thanks for the tips. This seems to be an easy recipe. Will try it :)

Linda @ Life and Linda said...

I might just have to try these babies out. We love potatoes, so fritters would be heavenly. I would love to see you share these at our link party, Dishing it & Digging It.

krishna said...

Thanks for your invitation.. Can you please tell me what I've to do for this link party? I'm very much interested.. Thank you..

Ruxana Gafoor said...

Yummy fritters

Red Rose Alley said...

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Big Rigs 'n Lil' Cookies said...

These sound really good!!

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