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Sunday, February 10, 2013

Mashed Potatoes

           Creamy Mashed Potatoes seasoned with Herbs and Spices



A rich creamy rich dish which kids would love to eat. On diet then have to leave out half of the ingredients."Wow mummy love you, you made this for me :)" this was the comment that Samyu gave looking into this dish.

Ingredients: Quantity
Potatoes 3 nos
Hot milk 5-6 tbsp
Butter 3 tbsp
Heavy Cream 4 tbsp
Sour Cream 2-3 tbsp
Garlic finely minced 1 tsp
Garam Masala 1/4 tsp
Paprika 1/4 tsp
Grated Parmesan Cheese 2 tbsp
Dried parsley 1 tsp
Dried Basil 1 tsp
Dried Oregano 1/4 tsp
Salt To taste
Pepper To taste
Olive Oil 1 tsp
Spring onion greens To Garnish


Preparation:

1) Add salt and boil the potatoes until they are well cooked and tender.
2) Mash the potatoes well until they are smooth(#). Add the hot milk.
3) Meanwhile heat the cream and butter together to a sauce consistency and add it into the mashed potatoes.
4) In a small pan add olive oil and little butter and add the garlic and sauté until the garlic smell rises.
5) Remove it from heat and add the crushed herbs, paprika and garam masala. Pour it over the mashed potatoes.
6) Add the grated Parmesan cheese and sour cream in the hot mashed potatoes.
7) Add salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with spring onion greens and serve.

Note: # - You can use food processor or a blender but make sure you don't add a lot of liquid to it.
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