Crunchy Potato Balls

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November 3, 2023
Difficulty: easy
18 servings
30 min
Deep fried mashed potato balls recipe.

A recipe for rich potato balls with a little cheese, cooked in a deep fryer. A delicious twist on traditional mashed potatoes, these crunchy potato balls are a satisfying, crunchy snack or side dish that will keep everyone coming back for more. Enjoy the perfect blend of fluffy, seasoned potatoes on the inside and a crispy, golden crust on the outside!


Cooking Instructions

  1. Take 3 medium potatoes and peel them from their skins. Then cut each one into cubes (about 8 pieces).

    Preparation of potato balls: peeling potatoes.

  2. Place the potatoes in a saucepan and fill with cold water. The water should cover the potatoes.

    Add a pinch of salt and turn the heat to high. When the water comes to a boil, reduce the heat to medium and cook the potatoes until tender, 10-13 minutes.

    Preparation of potato balls: boil the potatoes.

  3. When potatoes are cooked, drain and transfer to a bowl. Mash the potatoes with a fork, potato masher or blender.

    Preparing the potato balls: mashed potato the potatoes.

  4. Finely chop the parsley and add to the puree (you can use dried parsley instead of fresh). Add the cornstarch, salt and ground pepper (to taste). Grate the cheese on top.

    Preparation of potato balls: add spices and starch.

  5. Mix the whole mixture well with a fork and then roll it into a large ball with your hands.

    Preparing the potato balls: roll the potato mixture.

  6. Cut the ball in half and use a knife to divide each half into 8 pieces.

    Preparing the potato balls: divide the mixture into portions.

  7. Roll each small piece of puree into a small ball with your hands.

    Preparing the potato balls: roll into small balls.

  8. Pour oil into a saucepan or deep fryer and heat until hot. Dip the raw potato balls into the oil and fry for 2-3 minutes until golden. Transfer the cooked balls to a paper towel to remove excess oil.

    Cooking the potato balls: pop the balls into the deep fryer.

  9. Serve the potato balls as a side dish or appetizer. The balls pair well with cheese or garlic sauce. Enjoy!

    Crispy deep-fried potato balls - the finished result.

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How to Make Perfect Potato Balls

Here are some tips to help you make delicious deep-fried mashed potato balls:

With these tips, you'll be well on your way to creating delicious deep-fried mashed potato balls that are crispy on the outside and irresistibly creamy on the inside. Enjoy!

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