Saturday, June 9, 2012

Crispy Potato Pakoda

Boiled Potato - 2
Cheese - 2 tbsp (grated), I used pepper jack
Besan / Chickpea Flour - 1/2 cup
Red Onion - 1/2 cup, finely chopped
Green Chili - 3, finely chopped
Cilantro - a handful, chopped
Chaat Masala - 1 tsp (optional)
Poppy Seeds - 2 tsp
Peanut Oil for deep frying

Mash the potatoes coarsely with a fork along with the skin, Add grated cheese, besan, chopped red onion, green chili, cilantro, chaat masala, poppy seeds, salt and mix well. Sprinkle a little water so that the mixture is a little wet and can be formed into small balls.

Heat peanut oil over medium heat. Make small balls of the mixture and fry in batches till golden brown.

Serve hot as an appetizer with your favourite sauce.

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