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Homemade Potato Smiley Recipe | Mccain Smiles Copycat
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Potato smiley recipe without cornstarch is healthy and quick to make. Kid's favorite Mccain smiles copycat recipe.

Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 16
Author: Nandita
  • 2 cups Boiled and Mashed Potatoes cold
  • 1/2 cup Fresh whole wheat bread crumbs Freshly ground in blender
  • 1/4 cup Rice flour + Extra for Dusting
  • Salt to taste
  • Black Pepper to taste or Red chili powder
  • Oil for Deep Frying
  1. Mix together mashed potatoes, bread crumbs, rice flour, salt and pepper.

  2. Bring it together into a smooth dough. Use more binding of bread crumbs if required.

  3. Rest in fridge for 10 minutes.

  4. Dust the surface with some rice flour before rolling the dough into half an inch thick circle (doesn't need to be an exact circle). 

  5. Cut into circles with the help of a cookie cutter. Use a small spoon to make a smiley face and straw to cut out eyes.

  6. Make shapes and smileys of your choice. Fry on medium heat till crisp and golden brown.

  7. Take out on a blotting paper and serve hot with ketchup or a dip of your choice.