Deep Fried

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Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 1 to 2 min per batch + 25 mins to cooking potatoes
Makes : 10 to 12 smileys


Potato - 1 large boiled
Cheese - 2 tblspn grated (I used parmesan, you can use any)
Salt to taste
Chilli powder / Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
Oregano - 1/2 tsp (optional)
Cornflour / Cornstarch - 2 to 3 tblspn or more as needed
Oil for Deep frying


Take boiled potatoes and grate them. Now take them in a bowl along with all the other ingredients except cornflour and oil.

Mix this really well.

Now add in cornflour and mix well. Shape it into dough.
Put this dough in fridge and let it rest and chill for 1 hour.

Now divide the dough into equal portions. Shape each portion into a smooth ball.

Take a ball, flatten it out. Now use a straw to make two eyes and a spoon to make smile.

Heat oil for deep frying. Drop the smiles in hot oil and fry till it is crispy.

Drain in paper towel.

Serve with ketchup.


Homemade Crispy French Fries are devouring and so tempting that no one can have enough of this simple dish. The trick to get crusty and crispy French fries is double-frying them.

Potatoes – 4 (700 grams)
Salt – 1 tsp (as per taste)
Oil – for frying
Chaat masala – as per taste

Getting ready:

1.Rinse the potatoes and peel them.
2.Keep the potatoes drenched in water to prevent them from turning black.


3.Now with help of a knife or fries cutter cut down the potatoes and again drench them in water.
4.In case, you don’t have fries then cut the potatoes using a knife. For this slice down the potatoes thinly first and further divide them in long French fries.
5.Take a vessel and heat some water along with salt in it.
6.When you see gentle boil in the water, drop all the French fries into it.
7.Keep the flame high and let them simmer for 5 minutes until they get soft.
8.After 5 minutes, turn off the flame and drain them out in a sieve placed above a bowl.
9.Now pat dry these French fries