Potato balls

Ingredients for making potato balls

  1. Potato 800 grams
  2. Butter 50 grams
  3. Vegetable oil 1 cup
  4. Egg 3 pieces
  5. Wheat flour 100 grams
  • Main Ingredients Potato
  • Serving 5 servings
  • World Cuisine


Skimmer, pan, deep frying pan, mashed pot press, kitchen knife, cutting board, fork

Cooking Potato Balls:

Step 1: Prepare the mashed potatoes.

Peel the potatoes, crumble in large pieces and send to cook in a large saucepan. It is necessary that the potatoes become soft, for this you need to cook it 25-30 minutes. Check the degree of readiness with a fork, as soon as the potato slices are easily pierced, remove the pan from the heat and drain the water.
Mash boiled potatoes using a special press. Add butter, one raw egg, salt and pepper to taste. Mash again. Mashed potatoes should not be liquid, balls should be easily formed from it. Wait for it to cool.

Step 2: Breading

Pour wheat flour into one clean, dry bowl, and beat eggs and shake in another.
As soon as the crushed potato has cooled down and you can hold it in your hands without burning, form balls, rolling small portions of mashed potatoes between your palms.
Roll the finished balls first in the egg, and then in the flour, so that the breading lies flat.

Step 3: Cook the balls of mashed potatoes.

Heat vegetable oil in a deep frying pan. Gently dip the mashed potato balls into this oil in turn. Since the mashed potatoes are already ready, fry them until golden brown, and then remove the finished snack from the pan using a slotted spoon.
To make excess oil glass, lay the fried potato balls in a bowl, the bottom of which is lined with paper towels. Leave to cool.

Step 4: Serve the potato balls.

Serve the finished potato balls on a large dish, separately from them put sauces for every taste, for example, cheese and tomato, sour cream is also good.
Enjoy your meal!

Recipe Tips:

- When forming balls of mashed potatoes, add a filling, such as cheese or minced meat.

- You can also use special crackers as a breading.

- Add mashed greens or finely chopped hot peppers to add a piquant flavor.