Crusty Potato Fingers ( Finger Foods for Kids )


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A super alternative to french fries! crushed cornflakes lend a nice crunchy texture and appearance to the fingers. Since children usually enjoy potatoes, this is likely to be a big hit with them. Dip into tomato ketchup and enjoy this wonderful snack!

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 4 servings
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For The Batter
1 cup plain flour (maida)
1 tbsp cornflour
salt to taste

To Be Ground Into A Paste (using Enough Water)
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1 slit green chilli , chopped
1/2" ginger (adrak)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
2 large potatoes
1 cup finely crushed cornflakes or
toasted bread crumbs for coating
oil for deep-frying

For Serving
tomato ketchup

For the batter

  1. Combine all the ingredients along with the prepared paste in bowl and mix well to make a thick batter, using enough water. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Boil a vesselful of water in a deep pan, add the salt and cook till the potatoes are parboiled. Drain and keep aside to cool.
  2. Peel the potatoes and cut them into fingers.
  3. Dip the potato fingers in the batter and roll out in the crushed corn flakes till they are evenly coated from all the sides.
  4. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry the fingers on a medium flame, a few at a time, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on absorbent paper.
  5. Cool slightly and serve with salsa and tomato ketchup.

RECIPE SOURCE : Finger Foods for KidsBuy this cookbook
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