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potato smiley recipe | Indian style McCain potato smiley | potato smiley snack for kids | with 20 amazing images.

Our potato smiley recipe is an Indian style McCain potato smiley where we show you how to make the dough for potato smileys step by step without using McCain potato.

If you see a frown on your kid’s face, this is the best potato smiley recipe to put the smile back! The potato smiley is an all-time favourite kids’ recipe. The potato-based dough is shaped into small, flat rounds, with eyes and a smile impressed upon each, using a straw and a spoon. Once deep-fried, Indian style McCain potato smiley become crisp and golden-hued, attractive in every way. This cheerful starter is bound to start your meal on a positive note, literally! Serve potato smiley snack for kids immediately as it will become soft later.

Notes for potato smiley recipe. 1. Ensure the potatoes are not overcooked, or else they will be mushy and contain a lot of moisture. 2. Add bread crumbs. You can increase the quantity of breadcrumbs if there is more moisture in the dough. 3. It is important to rest the dough so, it can form shape, stay firm and retain the smiley shape while frying in oil. 4. Health-conscious people can bake the potato smileys on 180ºC for 22 to 25 minutes in a preheated oven.

Learn to make potato smiley recipe | Indian style McCain potato smiley | potato smiley snack for kids | with step by step photos and video below.

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Potato Smiley recipe - How to make Potato Smiley

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 20 smileys
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Ingredients

For Potato Smiley
2 1/2 cups boiled peeled and grated potatoes
1/2 cup bread crumbs
1/4 cup cornflour
1/2 tsp chilli powder
salt and to taste
oil for deep-frying
Method
For potato smiley

    For potato smiley
  1. To make potato smiley, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and knead into a soft dough, without using water.
  2. Cover it with a lid and keep it in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  3. Divide the dough into 2 equal portions.
  4. Place a plastic sheet on a clean dry surface and place a portion of the dough in the center, press it lightly and place another sheet of plastic over it.
  5. Roll the dough into a 200 mm. (8”) diameter thick circle using a rolling pin.
  6. Remove the plastic sheet from top and make 7 rounds of approx. 50 mm. (2”) in diameter with the help of a cookie cutter or a vati.
  7. Place these 7 rounds on a clean dry surface and make eyes using a straw and a smile using a spoon on each round.
  8. The dough remaining after cutting the rounds can be used to make 3 more smileys.
  9. Repeat steps 4 to 8 to make 10 more smileys with one more portion of the dough.
  10. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and deep-fry the potato smileys, a few at time on a medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides. Drain the potato smileys on absorbent paper.
  11. Serve the potato smiley immediately with tomato ketchup.

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Dough for potato smiley

  1. To prepare dough for potato smiley, in a deep bowl take boiled and grated potatoes. Ensure the potatoes are not overcooked, or else they will be mushy and contain a lot of moisture. For this recipe, it would be ideal to cool them completely and possible refrigerate after boiling so they have minimum water content.
  2. Add bread crumbs. You can increase the quantity of breadcrumbs if there is more moisture in the dough.
  3. Add cornflour. It helps in making potato smiles crispy and crunchy.
  4. Add chilli powder.
  5. Add salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
  6. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and knead into a soft dough, without using water.
  7. Cover it with a lid and keep it in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. It is important to rest the dough so, it can form shape, stay firm and retain the smiley shape while frying in oil.
  8. Divide the dough into 2 equal portions.

How to make Potato Smiley

  1. To prepare potato smiley recipe | Indian style mccain potato smiley |  potato smiley snack for kids | place a plastic sheet on a clean dry surface and place a portion of the dough in the center. You can even make use of parchment paper to roll the potato smiles.
  2. Press it lightly and place another sheet of plastic over it.
  3. Roll the dough into a 200 mm. (8”) diameter thick circle using a rolling pin.
  4. Remove the plastic sheet from top and make 7 rounds of approx. 50 mm. (2”) in diameter with the help of a cookie cutter or a vati.
  5. Place these 7 rounds on a clean dry surface and make eyes using a straw.
  6. Also, make a smile using a spoon on each round. You can move the spoon lightly to create perfect smiles.
  7. The dough remaining after cutting the rounds can be used to make 3 more smileys.
  8. Repeat steps 1 to 7 to make 10 more potato smileys with one more portion of the dough.
  9. To deep-fry potato smileys, heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and carefully drop a few potato smileys at a time and fry on a medium flame.
  10. Deep-fry potato smiley | Indian style mccain potato smiley |  potato smiley snack for kids | till they turn golden brown in color from both the sides. Health-conscious people can bake the potato smileys on 180ºC for 22 to 25 minutes in a preheated oven.
  11. Drain the homemade potato smiley | Indian style mccain potato smiley |  potato smiley snack for kids | on absorbent paper to remove excess oil.
  12. Serve the crispy potato smileys immediately with tomato ketchup and mayonnaisePotato Nuggets, French Fries Recipe, Spicy Potato Wedges are other famous deep-fried snacks made using potatoes. Surprise your friends and family by recreating them at home at your next party.

Nutrient values per smiley
Energy61 cal
Protein0.6 g
Carbohydrates6.1 g
Fiber0.4 g
Fat3.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A36.7 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.4 mg
Vitamin C2 mg
Folic Acid7.3 mcg
Calcium4.7 mg
Iron0.3 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium1.4 mg
Potassium36.3 mg
Zinc0.1 mg

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Reviews

Potato Smiley
5
 on 16 May 20 12:15 PM


Potato Smiley
5
 on 08 Oct 19 06:54 PM


Potato Smiley
5
 on 29 Sep 17 05:03 PM


Wow.. potato smileys.. one of the favourite kids snack..this recipe is jut so good..the taste is also awesome.. The best part of these smileys was the making.. of it.. it was so much fun..
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Tarla Dalal    we are glad to know that you enjoyed our recipe!! Happy cooking!
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09 Oct 19 08:58 AM