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potato nuggets recipe

crispy and medium spiced deep fried potato snacks
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Starters
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: kids snacks, potato snacks, veg starters
Servings: 12 nuggets
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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for the dough

  • 7-8 small sized potatoes - boiled and peeled
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic green chilli paste
  • 1/2 tsp chaat masala
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 cube processed cheese

for the dips

  • 1/4 cup corn flour
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs

other ingredients

  • oil - for deep frying

for the mayo dip

  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 pinch red chilli powder
  • 1 pinch mixed herbs


  • Mix everything given under "for the dough" except cheese to a smooth dough
  • lastly add cheese and mix again.
  • Mix corn flour, salt and pepper with little water to a thin slurry. Keep it in a deep bowl.
  • In another bowl, take bread crumbs.
  • Pinch a portion of dough and roll it like a nugget and dip in the flour mix followed by bread crumbs.
  • freeze the nuggets for an hour.
  • heat oil and deep fry the nuggets until brown and crisp.
  • serve hot with mayo dip
  • For the mayo dip, add mayo, chilli powder, mixed herbs and mix well.