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 and Rosemary Focaccia Recipe
Potatoes peeled cut into small cubes and deep-fried 2 medium
Fresh rosemary sprigs chopped 8-10
Refined flour 500 grams
Dry yeast 10 grams
Sugar 10 grams
Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon
Salt 5 grams
Olive oil 150 ml + 2 tablespoons
Preheat oven at 180°C.
Heat some water and add yeast and sugar in it. Mix well and set aside.
Combine refined flour, garlic, salt, 150 ml olive oil, yeast mixture and half the rosemary in a bowl. Mix well and knead into a soft dough using sufficient water. Set aside for ½ hour.
Add 1 tbsp olive oil to the dough and knead again.
Grease round baking tin with olive oil and spread the dough in it. Add remaining rosemary and potato cubes on top and press them. Add 1 tbsp olive oil on top and press again. Set aside for 20-25 minutes.
Place the tin in the preheated oven and bake for 12-13 minutes. Remove from oven, demould and cool to room temperature.
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