Indian Tater Tots

>> Saturday, November 10, 2007

We don't bento on weekends. But we do eat. Lots. Here's an example...

Potato Tikki

1 clove fresh garlic (smashed with salt)
1 tiny bit of ginger
1/2 t. Garam Masala
1/2 t. mild curry paste (loosened in 1 T. hot water)
small jalapeno (tiny diced)
6 small Yukon Gold potatoes (shredded)
vegetable oil for frying

Peel and boil the potatoes in salted water until soft, drain. When cool grate them into a boil. Add in the garlic, ginger, peppers and spices. Form by hand into little logs (think long tater tots) and brown (in batches) in a small amount of vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Drain on paper towels and serve hot with mango chutney. Or ketchup.

Makes 12.


Cindy November 11, 2007 at 12:17 AM  

These tater tots look fantastic! Just the kind of extra flavours I love.

Sophie November 11, 2007 at 12:12 PM  

Thanks for the sweet message :), it's nice to meet you. I'll have to check out your blog more often, you have some interesting ideas--I love creativity when it comes to cooking :D.

Lunch Buckets November 11, 2007 at 1:29 PM  

Thanks Cindy - they do make a really great snacky treat, you should try them!

Lunch Buckets November 11, 2007 at 1:31 PM  

Thanks Sophie - everyone should be reading your blog - it's awesome. Am I gushing? Everyone, I command you, go now!

The Imaginary Invalid. November 12, 2007 at 2:02 PM  

Can I bake them instead?

Amatuer Cook

Lunch Buckets November 12, 2007 at 10:04 PM  

I don't see why you couldn't bake them. I'd probably hit them with some misted oil though - because, well, because I like oil. And crispy bits.

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