Friday, July 8, 2011

Baked Cheesy Potatoes

Unlike bonda/fried savoury potatoes, this baked snack can be proclaimed as healthier. Well, baking without a doubt is better than frying, all these years, I admit I hardly baked. Since of late with investing in an oven, definitely the start was baking these cheesy potatoes. Unsure on how to operate and control the temperature, I literally sat in front of the oven and kept looking inside. Tiring and terrifying, eventually I was glad these lovely baked snack turned out as expected - crispy outer layer with soft potatoes and oozy cheese inside.

2 (abt 300g) potatoes - boil till tender, remove skin and mash
2 stalks coriander leaves - slice thinly 
2 stalks spring onion - slice thinly 
2 1/2 tbsp Parmesan grated cheese
1 cup bread crumbs
1 egg - lightly beaten
Salt and pepper for taste

Into mashed potatoes, add coriander leaves and spring onion.
Season with salt and pepper.  
Mix all together for a thick dough. 
Roll into small balls.
Press in the center for a space to fill up with cheese. 
Seal, roll again and flatten. 
Dip in egg and coat over with bread crumbs.
Preheat oven at 170c for 5 minutes.
Bake for 1/2 hour or until a nice brown outer layer. 
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  1. oh my gosh...this looks so inviting..:)
    Tasty Appetite

  2. I really like the idea of sealing the cheese into these before coating. These would be great as an appetizer or side dish. Thanks for sharing this crispy dish!

  3. I have never had it like this before. will try out someday

  4. Great way to incorporate cheese and potatoes!

  5. Cheese and there anything better? I say there isn't!

  6. That's a really cool recipe and VERY creative! I'm a big fan of Parmesan cheese!

  7. Thanks everyone for the sharing and comments. Have a great weekend.

  8. This looks like a yummy snack! Good replacement for french fries

  9. This looks so yummy and filling. My husband would love it!

  10. What an incredibly cool idea. It's a great way to use leftovers. I'd have never thought to turn them into cheese filled balls like that. Heck, I may not even be able to wait for leftovers. :)

  11. thanks again everyone, its my own creation of recipe.

  12. This would make a great side dish for my grilled chicken. TQ for sharing.

  13. Thanx for visiting my blog!!
    Love your recipes too!!

  14. Yummy cheese potatoes............... perfect snack for tea time.
    Love to follow your recipes.

  15. Looks very tempting and delicious!


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