How to Make Potato Balls

Potato Balls are very simple to prepare. They are great for parties and kids may even love them.


  • 2 lbs Idaho Potatoes
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon ground cumin (heap)
  • 1 medium hot pepper (blend)
  • 1 pt. oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 eggs (beaten)
  • 1/2 lb flour


Peal, wash and cut the potatoes into four pieces. Add the potatoes to a pot of boiling water and allow them to cook until tender.

Strain the potatoes then set aside. Add cumin, pepper, salt and mash the mixture until it’s smooth and no potatoes are left un-mashed.

Mix all the ingredients well. Make the mixture into balls the size of gulf balls. Make about 24 and set aside.

Heat oil in a pan. Dip 4 or 5 balls into egg and roll around until covered. Remove and roll in flour.

Place one ball at a time into oil and allow to fry, turning so as to brown all around. Repeat with other balls

Serve alone or with Mango Chutney. Wonderful for Sunday breakfast, and more than enough for four adults.

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