Crusty Potato Fingers ( Finger Foods for Kids )

Crusty Potato Fingers ( Finger Foods for Kids )

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A super alternative to french fries! crushed cornflakes lend a nice crunchy texture and appearance to the fingers. Since children usually enjoy potatoes, this is likely to be a big hit with them. Dip into tomato ketchup and enjoy this wonderful snack!

Crusty Potato Fingers ( Finger Foods for Kids ) recipe - How to make Crusty Potato Fingers ( Finger Foods for Kids )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients


For The Batter
1 cup plain flour (maida)
1 tbsp cornflour
salt to taste

To Be Ground Into A Paste (using Enough Water)
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1 slit green chilli , chopped
1/2" ginger (adrak)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
2 large potatoes
1 cup finely crushed cornflakes or
toasted bread crumbs for coating
oil for deep-frying

For Serving
salsa
tomato ketchup

Method
For the batter

    For the batter
  1. Combine all the ingredients along with the prepared paste in bowl and mix well to make a thick batter, using enough water. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Boil a vesselful of water in a deep pan, add the salt and cook till the potatoes are parboiled. Drain and keep aside to cool.
  2. Peel the potatoes and cut them into fingers.
  3. Dip the potato fingers in the batter and roll out in the crushed corn flakes till they are evenly coated from all the sides.
  4. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry the fingers on a medium flame, a few at a time, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on absorbent paper.
  5. Cool slightly and serve with salsa and tomato ketchup.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy331 cal
Protein4.9 g
Carbohydrates43 g
Fiber1.5 g
Fat15.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A153.6 mcg
Vitamin B10.2 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B32 mg
Vitamin C9 mg
Folic Acid18 mcg
Calcium20.9 mg
Iron1.5 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium97.9 mg
Potassium183 mg
Zinc0.5 mg

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