Sonali Bhogle
Potatato Tokari / Basket

After Filling the Sweet Corn & Pomegranate Mixture

 Ingredients :
  • 4 Potatoes
  • 1 Tbsp Cornflour
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 2 Cups Fresh Sweet Corn seeds
  • 1/2 Cup Pomegranate seeds
  • 1/2 - 1 Tsp Lime Juice
  • Red Chilli Powder as per taste
  • Chat Masala as per taste
  • Oil for Deep frying

Method :

Peel the potatoes and grate them thickly and keep in salt water for 5 min.Then take them out and squeeze out the water from grated potatoes. Add Corn flour and mix it well in potatoes.Take some portion of it and place in a steel / aluminum tea strainer (channi) and spread on all sides of strainer.Press on top to tie them together to form a nice Basket /Tokari shape. Then holding strainer deep fry in hot oil on medium flame till the basket / tokari is golden brown and crispy.The strainer should be dipped in oil completely and properly. Now remove stainer from the oil & tap it softly to unmould the basket or with the help of knife remove it slowly & softly.Likewise make other baskets / tokaris and keep aside.
Now for the filling,steam cook sweet corn seeds till they become little soft.In a bowl take cooked sweet corn seeds, pomegranate seeds, lime juice, chat masala, red chilli powder and Mix well. Now fill this mixture in potato baskets / tokaris and serve.

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