Potato Au Gratin

Potatoes topped with processed cheese and baked. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Potato Au Gratin

Main Ingredients Potatoes, Butter
Cuisine French, , , ,
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Potato Au Gratin

  • 2 medium Potatoes cut into small cubes and boiled
  • 4 tablespoons Butter
  • 3-4 Potatoes cut into round slices and parboiled
  • 1/2 teaspoon Paprika powder
  • to taste Salt
  • a pinch Nutmeg powder
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh cream
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 2 medium Onions sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Crushed black peppercorns
  • a few Chives
  • 1 cup Processed cheese grated
  • for garnishing Parsley


  1. Preheat oven at 180ºC.
  2. Mash boiled potato cubes in a non-stick pan itself and switch on the heat.
  3. Add two tablespoons butter, paprika powder, salt and nutmeg powder and mix well. Add cream and mix.
  4. Put this mixture in a baking dish and spread evenly with a spoon.
  5. Heat oil in another non-stick pan, add onions, salt, crushed peppercorns and sauté till onions are translucent.
  6. Put remaining butter in a bowl and melt in a microwave.
  7. Chop chives and add it to onion mixture and mix. Put this mixture over the potatoes and spread evenly.
  8. Arrange parboiled potato slices over the onions to cover it completely.
  9. Drizzle melted butter over potatoes, add spread cheese over and press lightly.
  10. Place the dish in the preheated oven and gratinate for ten to fifteen minutes.
  11. Serve hot garnished with parsley.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1564
Carbohydrates 155
Protein 35.5
Fat 89.5
Other Fiber Fiber- 14.8gm