Wednesday, October 14, 2015
AUTHOR Kalyan Panja
The potato croquettes with heart-stringy mozzarella and ham can replace a full meal, as it is very hearty and satiating. Croquettes are prepared with mashed potatoes mixed with eggs, grated cheese, and spices. After breading, it is then fried in hot oil.
The choice of floury potatoes (white or red) is essential for the success of these delicious morsels of potatoes that will fill the palates in the drink table. The potato croquettes are delicious starters or main courses. They are very well known for their goodness and simplicity of preparation.
Potato croquettes are always very welcome at the table by everyone and especially by children. Here we offer a version of classic potato croquettes recipe. If you want you can enrich your croquettes with other ingredients such as ham, peas, and so on and so forth!
Preparation Time: 30 mins
Cooking time: 50 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Calories per serving: 25 calories per 100 gms
1 tsp turmeric powder
4 tbsp of oil
1 tsp garlic
1 tsp ginger
2 green chilies
1 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp cinnamon powder
1 tbsp vinegar
1 tbsp mint leaves
1 bunch coriander leaves
1 cup fine dry breadcrumbs
Salt and pepper to taste
Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add salt and the potatoes. Cook until tender. Let cool slightly, then peel and mash the potatoes until smooth. Season with a dash of pepper and turmeric. Set aside.
Fry the chopped onion in little oil in a saucepan until golden brown. Add the garlic and ginger to the pan and cook for a minute.
Add the mashed potato, green chilies, coriander leaves and the other ingredients to the mixing bowl with the vinegar, turmeric, and seasoning. Mix them well.
Shape the mixture into small balls and form each ball into a cup. Flatten to form round cakes. Lightly coat with bread crumbs.
Heat the remaining oil in a shallow skillet. Add the potato cakes and fry until golden brown. Remove them to paper towels to drain and then arrange on a serving platter.