Peel and dice the potatoes.
Place in a stockpot along with the water.
Boil until tender.
Drain the water.
Using a potato masher, mash the cooked potato until smooth.
If necessary, add a splash of water.
Set aside until ready to use.
Heat the tortillas in the microwave for 30 seconds.
Turn and heat for another 30 seconds.
Place a tortilla flat on the counter.
Add 1 tablespoon of the mashed potatoes to one half of the tortilla.
Fold over the other half, creating a taco.
Insert a toothpick to the top of the center of the tortillas, sealing the taco.
Set aside and repeat until done with all the tortillas.
Heat oil in a large skillet.
Fry the taco in the oil for 2 minutes.
Carefully turn the taco and fry on the other side for 2 more minutes.
Fry two tacos at a time. Do not crowd the pan.
Place fried taco on a paper towel to drain any excess oil.
Cover with aluminum foil to keep warm.
Repeat until done frying all the tacos.