Monday, March 24, 2014

Potato & Spinach balls in red sauce

1 large potato, boiled and mashed
1 bunch palak/spinach leaves, shredded fine
3-4 bread slices, dipped in water and squeezed
1 medium onion, chopped fine
1 green chilli, chopped fine
1/4 teaspoon garlic paste
oil to fry
salt to taste

For the sauce
5-6 garlic cloves, chopped fine
4 green chillies, chopped fine
1/2 green capsicum, chopped fine
1 teaspoon pepper powder
1/4 teaspoon sugar
2 tablespoon soya sauce
2 tablespoon tomato ketchup
2 tablespoon red chilli sauce
2 tablespoon oil
salt to taste
1 tablespoon cornflour, dissolved in 1/2 cup water


  • In a mixing bowl, add the mashed potato, shredded spinach leaves, chopped onion, chopped green chilli, garlic paste and squeezed bread.Mix everything well and knead well.
  • Make small balls of this mixture and keep them in the freezer for 5 minutes.(moist your hands to roll the balls)
  • Heat oil enough for frying in a deep bottomed pan. Deep fry the prepared balls until golden brown in colour. Drain onto a kitchen towel.

 To prepare the sauce

  • In a small bowl, mix the soy sauce, tomato ketchup, chilli sauce and salt.
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a sauce pan. Add the sugar to the oil.Once the sugar starts to caramelize add the chopped garlic and green chillies.

  • Saute them quickly, and pour the sauce mix immediately. Mix well and cook the sauce for a minute. Add the capsicum and mix well.
  • Add the cornflour dissolved in water and keep stirring until the sauce thickens slightly. Switch off the flame.
  • Pour the prepared sauce over the fried spinach and potato balls and serve.


  1. Wow super yummy balls...what a click dear!...lovely.

  2. So so yummy.... Lovely pics too... I am giving this a try sooon :-)

  3. oru fork tharo... motham kazhikkaana...

  4. fabulous pics, looks mouthwatering

  5. vaayil kappal oddunnu....they look so drool worthy

  6. Thankyou so much for those awesome comments:)


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