Potato Bites | Tater Tots

The homemade potato bites or tater tots are always better than the store-bought ones. These are crispy, delicious and easy to make. So for your next party or a get-together try out this recipe and impress your guests or yourself.

Also try: Cajun Potatoes, Baked Potato Wedges, Nacho Bites or Aloo Pakora.

Course: Starters or Snacks

Cuisine: Global Cuisine

Time: Preparation – 20 mins, Cooking – 15 mins, Total – 35 mins

Servings: 4-5


  1. Potatoes – 4 large (peeled and washed)
  2. Garlic – 2 cloves (grated)
  3. All-Purpose Flour – 1 tbsp
  4. Chilli Flakes – 1/2 tsp
  5. Dried Oregano – 1/4 tsp
  6. Ground Black Pepper – 1/4 tsp
  7. Coriander Leaves – to garnish
  8. Oil – to deep dry
  9. Water – to boil the potatoes
  10. Salt to taste.

How to make Potato Bites or Tater Tots:

  1. Boil water in a large saucepan. Add peeled potatoes and cook until parboil. Drain them and let them cool down
  2. Now take a grater and grate the parboiled potatoes. Place them on a muslin cloth, cheese cloth or kitchen towel and squeeze as much water as possible
  3. Take a mixing bowl. Add the potatoes, all-purpose flour, chilli flakes, dried oregano, ground black pepper, grated garlic and salt. Mix well, it’ll be dry but doable
  4. Make bites or tots from the mix. Keep aside
  5. Heat oil in a deep pan. Add bites or tots when the oil is hot. Fry from all the sides until crispy and golden brown
  6. Drain them on a kitchen paper towel. Your Potato Bites or Tater Tots are ready
  7. Garnish with some chopped coriander leaves and enjoy with ketchup.


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