Potato purse | How to make Potato purse

By Shikha Gupta  |  19th Oct 2015  |  
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Potato purseby Shikha Gupta
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About Potato purse Recipe

These lovely potato purses are fascinating on the plate and delicious on the palate. An ideal snack for parties and get-togethers.

Potato purse, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Potato purse by Shikha Gupta will definitely help you in its preparation. The Potato purse can be prepared within few minutes. The time taken for cooking Potato purse is 40 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 3 people. The recipe details out how to make Potato purse step by step. The detailed explanation makes Potato purse so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Potato purse can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Potato purse from BetterButter.

Potato purse

Ingredients to make Potato purse

  • Ingredients For crust---1 cup all purpose flour/maida
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh coriander
  • tsp carom seeds/ajwain
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • salt to taste
  • water as required for kneading
  • oil for frying
  • Ingredients for stuffing---2 large boiled potatoes
  • 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp chaat masala
  • 1 tsp chilly flakes (optional)
  • salt to taste

How to make Potato purse

  1. Step 1. Combine all the ingredients for crust to form dough neither too hard nor too soft. Rest it for 20 minutes.
  2. Step 2. Mash potatoes, add all the spices, dry as well as fresh ones, and mix well.
  3. Step 3. Make 4 or 5 equal sized balls of dough.
  4. Step 4. Roll out each one approximately to the diameter of 3 inches.
  5. Step 5. Make a semi-circular cut a little inside the edge to make the purse handle.
  6. Step 6. Place a spoonful of stuffing on the other half.
  7. Step 7. Carefully lift the semi-circular flap from above and fold it down on the stuffing.
  8. Step 8. Press the edges gently with a fork. This will seal the edges more securely and also form a pattern.
  9. Step 9. Gently lift the purse from the stuffing side and slide into hot oil.
  10. Step 10. In about 1 minute, lower the flame to medium flame and fry till golden brown. Your potato purse is ready to be served! Enjoy with dips or chutneys of choice.

Reviews for Potato purse (1)

Pooja Budhwania year ago

Something very different and unique