How to make Fried Gnocchi -

Gnocchi is mostly shallow-fried but they taste just as good when deep-fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Refined flour (maida) (मैदा)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Fried Gnocchi

Fried Gnocchi Recipe Card


Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Fried Gnocchi Recipe

  • Potatoes boiled and peeled 2 medium

  • Refined flour (maida) ½ cup + 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Garlic Powder 1 teaspoon

  • Onion powder 1 teaspoon

  • Nutmeg powder a pinch

  • Paprika powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Lemon pepper 1/2 teaspoon

  • Oil for frying+ for greasing

  • Parmesan cheese powder 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Take a medium size bowl and add potatoes into it. Sprinkle some water and microwave it for 2 minutes.

Step 2

Take a large mixing bowl; add ½ cup refined flour, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, nutmeg powder, paprika powder, lemon pepper, mix well.

Step 3

Remove the potatoes from microwave and grated it when the potatoes are still hot.

Step 4

Add the grated potato into the refined flour mixture and knead it into soft dough.

Step 5

Add parmesan cheese powder and knead well.

Step 6

Grease the palm with some oil; take a small portion of the dough and shape it to a tiny ball.

Step 7

Coat the fork with some refined flour, place the portion of dough over it and roll to prepare the gnocchi.

Step 8

Heat sufficient oil in a kadhai; add the shaped gnocchi and fry them on medium heat for three to four minutes or till it turns golden brown in colour.

Step 9

Remove the fried gnocchi on an absorbent paper and serve immediately.

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