Everyone has tried smileys at any restaurant or food joint right? What do you say? It tastes delicious? Looks very simple to cook!?
Let me tell you, it’s not as simple as it looks like. I tried baking it today at home for the very first time and it took me one whole hour to bake 15 perfect smileys.
Boil the potatoes (about 5 medium sized ones) for about 10 mins. Add salt, chilli powder/ flakes, coriander powder, baking powder (not mandatory) and mash them together. Cast them with round moulds. Make eyes using straws and mouth using spoon. Use the extra dough to make another smile. Bake it in an air-fryer or fry it in hot oil ( deep/shallow fry).
Result, scroll below *_*
Time required : 10 mins (bake time) + 10 mins (mash time) + 20 mins (cast time) + 20 mins (fry time) = 1 hour.
Difficulty level : time consuming for first timers.
Taste : Healthy, Amazing, worth the time!
Verdict : savour the taste of home-made healthy snacks. Go for it!
Tip : Only potato dough would make the smiles break while casting which makes it a prolonged process. Try dipping it with maida + water/ corn-flour + water mixture to snap the extra times or make your process easier.