Potato Surprise

Potato croquettes rolled in pressed rice and deep fried

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Main Ingredients Potatoes, Fresh Coriander Leaves
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Potato Surprise

  • 3 medium Potatoes boiled and mashed
  • 1/2 cup Fresh Coriander Leaves chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Green chilli paste
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Roasted cumin powder
  • 1/2 cup Roasted peanuts crushed
  • to taste Salt
  • 35 grams Mozzarella cheese cut into 16 sticks
  • 3 tablespoons Refined flour (maida)
  • for deep-frying Oil
  • 1/3 cup Pressed rice (poha)
  • as required Sweet tamarind chutney or tomato ketchup


  1. Mix together the potatoes, fresh coriander, green chilli paste, lemon juice, cumin powder, peanuts and salt.
  2. Divide into sixteen portions. Shape into oval shaped croquettes.
  3. Stuff each of them with a mozzarella stick and ensure that the cheese is well covered on all sides with the potato mixture.
  4. Set aside. Mix the refined flour with half cup water to make a smooth batter.
  5. Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick kadai. Dip each croquette in the batter, roll in the pressed rice and deep fry till golden brown.
  6. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot with the sweet tamarind chutney or tomato ketchup.