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Homemade Potato Smiley

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Potato Smileys Recipe - Sometimes we call it Happy Potato faces or the Smiley Potatoes. The resultant product is somehow similar to the Mccain foods. There were smiles coming on my family faces when i was making these cute Potato Smileys. It was easy to make delicious, crispier and cheaper than regular frozen Potato smileys. It was my husband's request to make these Potato Smileys for him for aftaar in the month of Ramadan. You may bake it for making a healthier version of these happy faces by brushing it with little olive oil. 

Let's rush to the complete recipe given below:-


Preparation : 1 hour
Baking Time : 20 to 30 minutes

Serves: 4 to 5


  • 3 Large Potatoes
  • 4 1/2 tablespoons of cornflour
  • 1/2 cup of all purpose Flour
  • 4 1/2 tablespoons of breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • Salt to taste
  • Black Pepper to taste
  • Vegetable Oil for Deep Frying

Procedure to be followed:

  • STEP 1: Boil the Potatoes till Soft. Peel and mash the boiled potatoes in a Large Bowl.
  • STEP 2: Now add in cornflour, flour, breadcrumbs, salt and Pepper together in mashed Potatoes. 
  • STEP 3: Now beat in eggs and add into the dough. Dough must be very moist you may add more bread crumbs or flour to adjust its thickness
  • STEP 4: Now take a Parchment Paper, sprinkle little flour on it. Put dough and again sprinkle flour over Dough then place parchment paper. Roll out the dough with the help of rolling pin by leaving 1/4 inches of thickness. Carefully peel off the parchment paper on top.

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  • STEP 5: Cut circles with the cookie cutter. By using straw make eyes and smile with the help of spoon.
  • STEP 6: Deep fry the circles in a pan until crisp and golden brown in color. Do flip them to cook from both sides. Dish out on a Paper towel to drain. Serve with some chili sauce or ketchup.

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  1. Add in more flour and Bread Crumbs if you feel batter is too sticky and difficult to handle.
  2. While frying, temperature of oil shouldn't be too much high or two much low. Fry it on a medium flame for better results.
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Do try out some of my other Potato Snacks;

Potato Cheese Balls

 Potato Cheese Balls

Daisy Vegetable Cutlets

 Daisy Vegetable Cutlets



  1. homemade things are the best...loved them

  2. these smileys look super delicious..perfect snack ....

  3. Awesome and potatoes, simply irresistible any which way. Yum.


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