Indori Khopra Patties are crispy and delicious potato patties filled with a spicy, tangy and sweet coconut, herbs and dried fruits stuffing. Every bite of these pillowy soft stuffed mashed potato patties is heavenly!
It is that time of the year. The festivities, the celebrations we all eagerly wait for all year around. Durga Puja, a 5 days festivity of Bengalis and Navratri a 10 days long festivity which we enjoy with our friends and loved ones.
But this year all thanks to COVID-19 we are all robbed off all the stuck at home and waiting for another lockdown to happen anytime soon. All our plans have gone down the drains.
Any who the least we can do is enjoy some delicious food during this time at home. SO today I am sharing a Navratri special dish, super yummy and addictive Indori style Khopra patties.
What ingredients are used to make Indori Khopra Patties?
These are an upgraded version of aloo patties. As these beauties are stuffed with a mixture of desiccated/ dried coconut, raisins, cashew nuts. Soft pillowy potato patties with some crunch.
- Arrowroot Flour/ Corn flour
- Salt and Pepper
- Desiccated coconut (yo can also use fresh grated coconut)
- Coriander leaves
- Dry fruits like raisins, cashews, almonds
- Aamchur powder (dried mango powder)
- Chilli powder
- Oil for frying
Indori khopra patties is fairy easy to make. Boiled potatoes are mashed and then mixed with arrow root or corn flour (if you are preparing it during religious fasting then kindly make it with arrow root) and some salt and pepper.
In another bowl mix together khopra / desiccated coconut (you can also use fresh grated coconut), ginger, coriander leaves, chilli, aamchur, raisins, nuts and some salt.
Now make small balls of the mashed potato. Take one and slightly flatten it on you palm and add the stuffing in the centre. Bring the sides together and make a small round ball if deep frying or if you are planning to pan fry then slight flatten them. Fry then until golden brown and serve with tamarind and green chutney.
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Indori Khopra Patties
Indori Khopra Patties
- Large bowl
- Thick bottomed pan, Kadhai
For the potato
- 4 large Boiled Potatoes (arnd 450-500 gms)
- 3 tbsp Arrow root or Corn flour***
- Salt & Pepper (as per taste)
- 3 tbsp Dessicated coconut
- 2 tbsp coriander leaves chopped
- 1 tbsp Raisins, chopped
- 7-8 Cashew nuts, chopped
- 1/4 tsp Amchur (dried mango powder)
- 1/4 tsp Chilli powder
- 1/2 tsp Ginger (finely grated)
- Salt as per required
- Oil for frying the patties
- Tamarind chutney
- Green Chutney
- Nylon sev (optional)
- In a large bowl mash the potatoes properly witha masher. To that add arrowroot or corn flour and some salt and pepper mix it well and make a fine dough.
- In another bowl mix together coconut, coriander leaves, chilli powder, aamchur powder, ginger, salt, chopped raisins and cashews.
- Now divide the dough into 10 equal parts. take one potato ball and flatten it on your palm. now stuff it with the prepared coconut stuffing.
- Now bring the sides together and roll it slowly into a ball. (Originally khorpa patties is round shaped patties and deep fried. but I slightly flattened it as I wanted to pan fry the patties. You can keep it round if you are planning on deep frying the patties.)
- For deep Frying: Heat oil in a deep frying pan on medium heat and when hot slide in the patties slowly in batches and fry until crispy and golden brown.
- For Pan frying: Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a skillet on medium heat, when hot place the prepared patties on the pan and fry. turning once.
- Fry until golden brown on both sides. Khopra patties are ready.
- Serve it hot with tamarind chutney or spicy green chutney.
***If you are making it during a religious fasting use arrowroot and not corn flour.
I hope you enjoy this delicious Indori Khopra Patties as much as we do!
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