Potato smiley/kids tiffin recipe



  1. Boiled, peeled potatoes- 5-6 medium size
  2. Corn flour/corn starch- 5 tsps.
  3. Black paper-1/2 tsp.
  4. Salt-1 tsp./ to taste.
  5. Cheese –2/3 tsps..
  6. Italian seasoning –1/2 tsp.
  7. Oil for deep frying

Methods –

  • First use a grater to grate the potatoes.


  • Take a bowl add all grated potatoes, some salt, cheese, corn flour, black paper and Italian seasoning. Mix well knead to a soft dough.


  • Put the dough in fridge for 20-25 min.
  • Divide it into equal portions/size and roll it to the size of a lemon.
  • Flatten all the dough balls.
  • Use a straw to make eyes and a spoon to make the smiles.


  • Pre-Heat oil for deep frying. Deep fry smileys into medium hot oil, stirring gently, till it turns golden and crispy. Note: If the smileys starts breaking you can add some corn starch in the dough.


  • Potatoes smiley is ready. Serve with ketchup or with your favorite chutneys.

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