Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.
And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!
Ingredients for Potato Skins With Cheesy Sour Cream Recipe
Potatoes 8 medium
Cheese grated 1/4 cup
Oil to deep fry
Salt to taste
Black peppercorns crushed 8-10
Hung yogurt 3/4 cup
Mayonnaise 1/4 cup
Fresh cream 1/2 cup
Black olives sliced 7-8
Preheat the oven to 200°C. Roast the potatoes for twenty minutes. Cool them and halve them vertically. Scoop out the centres of each half with a teaspoon ensuring that a layer of potato remains inside the skin. Slice each half into three slices.
Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep fry the potato slices till golden. Drain on absorbent paper. Place hung yogurt in a bowl. Add mayonnaise and grated cheese and mix well. Add cream and mix.
Transfer the potato skins onto a serving plate. Sprinkle salt and crushed black peppercorns and place a blob of the prepared dip over them.
Garnish with black olive slices and serve immediately.
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