Indian Potato Patties

Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack

At a Glance

  • Potato Type: Russet
  • Prep Method: Boiled
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Yield: 8
  • Ready Time:

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1 1/4 pounds russet potatoes
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup diced onion
2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground corriander
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
 Cooking Spray, As needed
Plain Yogurt, As needed



1.       Place potatoes in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Drain; mash with a potato masher or pass through a ricer.

2.      In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, ginger and garlic; cook, stirring frequently, until onion starts to brown.

3.      Stir in chili powder, coriander, cumin and salt; cook for 1 minute. In a bowl, fold together potatoes, onion mixture and cilantro. Form into 8 patties.(May be done ahead of time and refrigerated until needed.)

4.      Heat a skillet or griddle and coat lightly with cooking spray. Fry patties 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Serve with yogurt, if desired.


Calories: 99 Fat: 3.8g Sodium: 75mg Fiber: 1.4g Protein: 1.8g Potassium: 327mg

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