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potato-smilies-mWhat about trying this recipe for kids lunch box tomorrow. My sons love these smiling faces. You can add more spices if planning to make for hi tea. I have used less spices because of my kids.


  • Potatoes                                  2 large, boiled and mashed
  • Cornflour                                3-4 tbsp or use more if required.
  • Salt                                           to taste
  • Black pepper                          1 tsp
  • Red chili powder                   1/2 tsp
  • Oregano or mixed herbs      1/2 tsp (optional)
  • Baking powder                       1/4 tsp
  • Oil                                             for frying


  • Mash potatoes very fine. Mix all ingredients and mix well.
  • Now take Aluminum foil / plastic sheet, place on a flat plate, spread potato mixture on foil.
  • Cover with another sheet and roll it with rolling pin or you can spread with your hands too. Spread evenly.
  • Should not be very thick. Keep in refrigerator for 20 -25 minutes.
  • Remove cover and cut with smiley cutter ,if you do not have use knife to cut mouth and straw to make eyes.
  • Heat oil on medium flame and fry smileys till light brown.
  • Enjoy with tea or give in your kid’s lunch boxes.


  • You can add  green coriander, all spice powder or Parmesan cheese if you want to give a different touch to your SMILEYS 🙂



  • Try this cool Smiley toady and give me your feedback.


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