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Garlic Potato Croquette Recipe

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Garlic Potato Croquette Recipe
 
Serves: 18
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Here we have another fabulous recipe. Similar to other potato croquettes recipes, its potato mixture/patties are also deep fried, but the spices used in this recipe are in extreme amounts. That is why it’s full of flavor, very yummy and fulfilling in your tummies. Try this garlic potato croquette recipe for a new variety of taste! Serve these croquettes as part of your main dish for dinner.
Ingredients
  • 1 lb cooked and peeled red potatoes (455 g)
  • 10 slices white bread, about ½-inch thick
  • 4 cups warm water (960 ml)
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped (25 g)
  • 4 -6 fresh Thai red chili peppers (alternatives: 4 -6 Serrano chilies or 4 -6 fresh cayenne peppers )
  • 3 large garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon salt (5 g)
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala (5 g)
  • Vegetable oil (for deep frying)
Instructions
  1. Mash potatoes thoroughly in a medium bowl and set aside.
  2. Immerse bread slices into warm water just until moist. Immediately remove slices and press between palms of hands to squeeze out the water completely. Add bread to mashed potatoes.
  3. Place cilantro, chilies and garlic in food processor. Cover and process spices until finely ground; Add to potato-bread mixture; Sprinkle with salt and Garam Masala, then mix well.
  4. Knead potato-bread mixture for 3 to 5 minutes to form a slightly sticky compact dough.
  5. Grease palms of hands with small amount of oil. Divide dough into 18 portions and roll each piece into a ball.
  6. Flatten them into ½-inch patty and set aside.
  7. In a large skillet, heat 2- 3 inches oil over medium high heat until bubbles disappear.
  8. Carefully drop about half of the patties into hot oil and fry 3 to 5 minutes, turning occasionally, until golden brown.
  9. Remove with slotted spoon and lay on paper towels to drain.
  10. Serve croquettes and enjoy!






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