Mixed Veggies Tater Tots, Toddler Finger Fod
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Healthy Cauliflower Tater Tots

Healthy Tater Tots, yes these tater tots are healthy as I have used veggies and they are shallow fried, baked and air fried.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Accompaniments, Appetizers-Starters, Bachelor Recipes, Kid-Friendly, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Air fryer, Cauliflower tots, Deep Fried, Festive Cooking, Kid Friendly Food, Party Dishes, Simple and healthy diet in old age, Snack, Tater tots, Vegetarian
Servings: 40 pieces

Ingredients

  • 4 cauliflower florets chopped fine
  • 3 leaves of cauliflower chopped fine
  • 1 carrot chopped fine
  • ¼ capsicum finely chopped
  • 1 spring onion chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 potatoes boiled and grated
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • cup ¼tofu grated
  • 3 cheese cubes grated
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • Salt to Taste

Instructions

  • Heat a kadhai /wok keep the flame low and add the carrots.
  • When they are done add the cauliflower florets and the leaves to the same pan.
  • Add the onions mix well and steam covered for about 5-10 minutes.
  • Add the capsicum, spring onion and keep covered.
  • Meanwhile grate the potatoes, cheese and tofu in a mixing bowl.
  • Add all the ingredients and mix well.
  • Adjust the seasonings (if you are making it for an adult you may increase the salt and garlic, add some chilli powder too).
  • You can now preheat oven to 190°C / 375 F.
  • Spread a parchment paper on a baking tray and spray with oil lightly.
  • Take about a tablespoon of the mixture in your palm and make a small cylinder.
  • Make till all the ingredients are used up.
  • Transfer the tots to the tray and bake.
  • The recommendation was for 20 minutes but I need about 50 minutes. Turn the tots over in between be gentle they break.
  • You can also dip the tots in oil and cook them in the air fryer @180°C for 20 minutes.
  • You can also shallow fry them in a pan for about 15 minutes on low flame.