How to make Potato Gnocchi -

Italian potato dish served with cream-cheese sauce

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Refined flour (maida) (मैदा)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Noodles and Pastas

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Potato Gnocchi

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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 : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Potato Gnocchi Recipe

  • Potatoes roasted, peeled and mashed 4 large

  • Refined flour (maida) 1/4 cup

  • Onion 1

  • Garlic 3 cloves

  • Extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons

  • Fresh tomato puree 2 cups

  • Egg 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Cream 1/4 cup

  • Spinach puree 1 cup

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon

  • Basil leaves a few

  • Parmesan cheese grated 2 tablespoon

  • Parmesan cheese a few sprigs

Method

Step 1

Chop onion and garlic finely. Heat 2 tbsps extra virgin olive oil in a non-stick pan, add garlic and sauté for 1 minute. And onion and continue to sauté.

Step 2

Add tomato puree, stir and let it cook. Meanwhile place sufficient water to boil in a deep non-stick pan. Place potatoes in a dough maker. Add egg, salt and process for 1 minute. Add flour and process for 2 minutes.

Step 3

Add spinach puree and process for 1 minute. Add 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil and process. Grease your palms, take a small portion of the dough in your palms and roll into cylinders. Cut into small pieces, shape into small cylinders or any other shape of your choice.

Step 4

Put them into the boiling water. As they cook they will rise up to the surface. Add salt, crushed black peppercorns and dried oregano to sauce and mix well. Tear a few basil leaves and add.

Step 5

Add cream and Parmesan cheese and mix. Drain gnocchi and place in a plate. Drizzle sauce over. Garnish with Parmesan shavings and basil leaves. Serve hot.

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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 www.sanjeevkapoor.com 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.