Pasta Vermicelli Nest with Mashed Potatoes

This lovely dish is super delicious, easy to make with beautiful shape.


2 large potatoes
3 vermicelli pasta nests
1 medium onion, finely diced
3 Tbsp plain flour
1 Tbsp ground mint
½ Tsp turmeric
Salt- chilli powder to taste
Vegetable oil


Place the potatoes in a pot, add ½ Tsp salt and enough cold water to cover the tops of the potatoes. Cook until tender. Drain and remove skin.
Fry diced onion until golden. Set aside.
In a bowl, using a masher and mash the potatoes. Add fried onion and all above mentioned spices to the mashed potatoes. Combine well together.
Add ½ cup cold water to the flour and make a batter. And also, break vermicelli pasta into small pieces.
Now, take small portion of mashed potato, dip inside the flour batter, then roll in the vermicelli pasta and make a small hole in the centre of potato ball.
Gently place each potato nest into the fry oil and dip fry in a pot until vermicelli pasta is golden.
Serve them in a platter and put some cheese balls.
Bon appetite



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