Saturday 29 October 2011

Bharwan Aloo (Baked Stuffed Potato Recipe)

bharwan aloo

Bharwan aloo or stuffed potato is a very delicious side with rotis or you can even have them as a snack. My hubby is a potato lover and he absolutely adores this dish. You can also serve stuffed potato to your guests. I am sure they will praise your cooking.
Recipe of bharwan aloo/ stuffed potato
4-5 medium aloo (potatoes)
100 gms paneer (cottage cheese) - crumbled
1 onion- chopped
1 inch piece ginger- grated
1 tomato- chopped
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
2+2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp garam masala
1. Boil aloo to 2 whistles. Peel and cut lengthwise into 2 pieces.
2. With the help of a scoop, scoop out the inner portion of the potato halves keeping the walls intact. Keep the scooped out portion of aloo.
3. Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. When they change color, add onion and ginger. Sauté till light brown. Add tomato and cook till it turns mushy.
4. Add scooped out aloo. Add salt, red chilli powder and garam masala.
5. Add paneer and cook mixing everything well for 1 minute. Remove from heat and let the aloo paneer mixture cool down.
6. Grease a baking tray with few drops of oil.
7. Stuff the above mixture in hollowed out potato halves. Arrange stuffed potato on the baking tray. Drizzle 2 tsp oil over them.
8. Bake aloo at 250 degree C till they turn brownish or till they look done. Serve stuffed potato hot.
Baked stuffed potato

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