Ramadan Special Series, Recipe 29 – Spicy Potato Doughnuts

This soft, fluffy and crispy potato doughnuts is perfect tea snack which is also ideal for iftars. These Doughnuts are very tender on the inside and crunchy from the outside.


For Potato Dough

  • 2 medium sized boiled potatoes
  • 1 small sized onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 green chillies (finely chopped)
  • 2 Tbsp coriander leaves (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp – All purpose flour/maida
  • 1 tbsp corn flour
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • salt to taste
  • 2 cups oil to fry

For Coating

  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • pinch of salt and pepper


Step 1 – In a bowl, mash the boiled potatoes. Now add, all the dough ingredients and form a firm dough. (You can add more bread crumbs if you feel dough is soft)

Step 2 – Place the potato dough in refrigerator for 10 minutes.

Step 3 – Next, in a bowl, beat eggs with salt and pepper. In another plate, take the bread crumbs.

Step 3 – Take dough out of refrigerator and make ring donuts as shown (around 6 to 8).

Step 4 – Now, dip the doughnut in egg, then coat it with bread crumbs.

Step 5 – Heat the oil and deep fry it on low flame until brown. Tastes best with ketchup.

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