How to make Potato Au Gratin -

Potatoes topped with processed cheese and baked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Butter (मक्खन )

Cuisine : French

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

For more recipes related to Potato Au Gratin checkout Batata Bhaji, Batata Song , Aloo Matar, Achari Aloo . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Mushroom Soya Yakhni Gatta Curry Vegan Polenta Cakes with Stirfried Veggies and Tof Kali Meeri Nimbuwale Aloo

Potato Au Gratin

Potato Au Gratin Recipe Card


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 : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Potato Au Gratin Recipe

  • Potatoes cut into small cubes and boiled 2 medium

  • Butter 4 tablespoons

  • Potatoes cut into round slices and parboiled 3-4

  • Paprika powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Nutmeg powder a pinch

  • Fresh cream 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Onions sliced 2 medium

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1/2 teaspoon

  • Chives a few

  • Processed cheese grated 1 cup

  • Parsley for garnishing


Step 1

Preheat oven at 180ºC.

Step 2

Mash boiled potato cubes in a non-stick pan itself and switch on the heat.

Step 3

Add two tablespoons butter, paprika powder, salt and nutmeg powder and mix well. Add cream and mix.

Step 4

Put this mixture in a baking dish and spread evenly with a spoon.

Step 5

Heat oil in another non-stick pan, add onions, salt, crushed peppercorns and sauté till onions are translucent.

Step 6

Put remaining butter in a bowl and melt in a microwave.

Step 7

Chop chives and add it to onion mixture and mix. Put this mixture over the potatoes and spread evenly.

Step 8

Arrange parboiled potato slices over the onions to cover it completely.

Step 9

Drizzle melted butter over potatoes, add spread cheese over and press lightly.

Step 10

Place the dish in the preheated oven and gratinate for ten to fifteen minutes.

Step 11

Serve hot garnished with parsley.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.