5 Quick, Delicious Potato Snack Recipes to Try Right Now! Low-Calorie

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These five unique and low-calorie snacks using potatoes offer a variety of flavors and textures to enjoy while keeping your calorie intake in check.Enjoy these nutritious and satisfying snacks guilt-free!

1.Potato Protein Tikkis

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup yellow moong dal, soaked for 2-3 hours
  • 2 medium-sized potatoes, boiled and mashed
  • 1 green chilli, finely chopped (adjust to spice preference)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder (adjust to spice preference)
  • Salt to taste
  • Cooking spray or a little oil for shallow frying

Method:

  1. Grind the soaked moong dal into a coarse paste without adding water.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the moong dal paste, mashed potatoes, chopped green chili, ginger paste, cumin seeds, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Mix well to form a thick mixture.
  3. Shape the mixture into small tikkis or patties.
  4. Heat a non-stick pan and spray cooking spray or use a little oil for shallow frying.
  5. Cook the tikkis on medium heat until both sides are crispy and golden brown.
  6. Remove the tikkis from the pan and place them on a paper towel to absorb excess oil.
  7. Serve the delicious and low-calorie potato and moong dal tikkis with tamarind chutney or green chutney.

2.Potato Refreshing Salad

Ingredients:

  • 2 medium-sized boiled potatoes, diced
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1 green chili, finely chopped (adjust to spice preference)
  • 1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon chaat masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon roasted cumin powder
  • Salt to taste

Method:

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the diced boiled potatoes, diced cucumber, chopped onions, chopped tomatoes, green chili, and chopped coriander leaves.
  2. Sprinkle chaat masala, roasted cumin powder, and salt over the mixture.
  3. Add freshly squeezed lemon juice and gently toss all the ingredients together to ensure they are well combined.
  4. Taste the salad and adjust the seasonings if needed.
  5. Refrigerate the salad for about 15-20 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  6. Serve the refreshing and low-calorie Boiled Potato and Cucumber Salad as a light and nutritious snack or side dish.

3.Power-Packed Potato Green Cutlets

Ingredients:

  • 2 medium-sized boiled potatoes, mashed
  • 1 cup finely chopped spinach leaves (blanched and drained)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1 green chili, finely chopped (adjust to spice preference)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder (adjust to spice preference)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour or besan (gram flour) for binding
  • Cooking spray or a little oil for shallow frying

Method:

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine mashed potatoes, chopped spinach, chopped onions, green chili, ginger paste, garam masala, cumin powder, red chili powder, and salt.
  2. Add cornflour or besan (gram flour) to bind the mixture and mix well.
  3. Shape the mixture into small cutlets.
  4. Heat a non-stick pan and spray cooking spray or use a little oil for shallow frying.
  5. Place the cutlets on the pan and cook until both sides are golden brown and crispy.
  6. Serve hot with green chutney or mint yogurt dip.

4.Spicy Potato Snack

Ingredients:

  • 2 medium-sized boiled potatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1 green chili, finely chopped (adjust to spice preference)
  • 1/2 teaspoon chaat masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon roasted cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder (adjust to spice preference)
  • Salt to taste
  • Chopped coriander leaves for garnish
  • Tamarind chutney and green chutney for drizzling

Method:

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine diced boiled potatoes, chopped onions, chopped tomatoes, green chili, chaat masala, roasted cumin powder, red chili powder, and salt.
  2. Toss the mixture well to coat the potatoes with the spices.
  3. Drizzle tamarind chutney and green chutney over the potato mixture.
  4. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  5. Serve the spicy and tangy aloo chaat as a flavorful and low-calorie snack.

5.Potato Cups

Ingredients:

  • 2 large boiled potatoes, mashed
  • 1/4 cup boiled green peas
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1 green chili, finely chopped (adjust to spice preference)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Phyllo or wonton wrappers (readily available in stores)
  • Cooking spray or a little oil for brushing

Method:

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine mashed potatoes, boiled green peas, chopped onions, green chili, ginger paste, garam masala, cumin powder, red chili powder, and salt. Mix well to form a flavorful potato filling.
  2. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  3. Take a phyllo or wonton wrapper and place it in a muffin tin or cupcake mold. Press the wrapper gently to form a cup shape.
  4. Fill each wrapper cup with the prepared potato filling, ensuring not to overfill them.
  5. Take another phyllo or wonton wrapper and place it on top of the potato filling, pressing it gently to cover the filling.
  6. Lightly brush the top of each wrapper with cooking spray or a little oil to help them turn crispy and golden brown when baked.
  7. Repeat the process with the remaining wrappers and filling to make more samosa cups.
  8. Bake the samosa cups in the preheated oven for about 15-20 minutes or until the wrappers are crispy and lightly browned.
  9. Once done, remove the samosa cups from the oven and let them cool slightly.
  10. Serve the delicious and low-calorie Potato Cups as an appetizing snack or party appetizer. They can be enjoyed on their own or served with chutney or dipping sauces of your choice.

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