Potato Croquettes
(Kroket Kentang)

Ingredients:
  • 500 gr. potatoes, boiled and mashed
  • 25 gr. powdered milk
  • salt to taste
  • ground pepper to taste
  • 2 eggs
  • fine breadcrumbs
  • vegetable oil for deep frying
Instructions:
  • Blend mashed potatoes with powdered milk, salt, pepper and 1 beaten egg until smooth and set aside.
  • Take 2 Tbs. of the mashed potatoes mixtur and pit it on a piece of buttered banana leaf or wax paper.  Flatten the piece of dough into an oval shaped with buttered finger.  Put 1 tsp. stuffing in the middle of the oval dough.  Fold over the piece of dough and path into an oval roll.
  • Beat the remaining egg.  Dip the croquettes in turn in the breadcrumbs, egg and breadcrumbs again.
  • Deep fry the croquettes in hot oil until they are golden brown.

 

Stuffing Ingredients:
  • 2 Tbs. margarine
  • 2 small shallots, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 200 gr. ground beef
  • 5 carrots, peeled and finely cubed
  • 125 cc water
  • salt to taste
  • ground pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbs. flour
Stuffing Instructions:
  • Saute the shallots and garlic with 2 Tbs. margarine over medium heat.  Add the ground beef and the carrots.  Stir well for a minute or two.
  • Add water, salt and pepper.   Simmer while stirring occasionaly, until it's done.
  • Finally add the flour that has been dissolved in a littel warer while stirring.
  • Remove and let it cool.

 

Makes 12 croquettes.

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