How to make Stuffed Potato Shells - Potatoes stuffed with delicious cottage cheese and Indian spice stuffing and baked.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Cottage Cheese

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Stuffed Potato Shells Recipe Card

Stuffed Potato Shells

Hindi: Aloo

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!


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Stuffed Potato Shells Recipe

  • Potatoes 4 medium

  • Cottage Cheese crumbled 1/2 cup

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Salt to taste

  • Chaat masala 1/2 teaspoon

  • Kashmiri red chilli powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Roasted cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ginger chopped 1/2 inch piece

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Processed cheese grated 4 tablespoons

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Halve the potatoes lengthways and arrange them in a microwave proof dish. Cook in the microwave on HIGH for one to one and a half minutes.

Step 2

Take paneer in a bowl. Add green chillies, salt, quarter teaspoon chaat masala, quarter teaspoon red chilli powder, quarter teaspoon roasted cumin power, ginger and coriander leaves and mix well.

Step 3

Add two tablespoons grated cheese and mix well. Remove the potatoes from the microwave and with a spoon scoop out the centre like a disc, leaving a shell all around.

Step 4

Reserve the scooped out portions. Stuff the potato shells with the paneer mixture. Place the scooped out potato discs over the stuffing. Arrange the potatoes on a baking dish.

Step 5

Drizzle oil over the potatoes, sprinkle the remaining red chilli powder, chaat masala and roasted cumin powder along with lemon juice and the remaining cheese. Bake in the preheated oven for fifteen minutes.

Step 6

Serve hot.