Potato Rosti ( Cheesy )


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Rosti is a potato-based dish of Swiss origin, where it used to be a common breakfast especially for farmers. Here, grated potatoes are mixed with a sprinkling of green chillies and cooked covered with a layer of cheese till a good aroma wafts out of the pan. Here is a slightly modified version the original rosti, with a layer of sautéed onions just below the cheese layer. Onion has a crispier texture and stronger flavour compared to potato, creating a much-needed balance, which makes this Potato Rosti more appealing than the plain version.

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Makes 2 rostis
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Ingredients

3 cups parboiled , peeled and thickly grated potatoes , refer handy tip
salt to taste
3 tsp finely chopped green chillies
2 tbsp butter
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 cup grated processed cheese

For Serving
sour cream

Method
  1. Combine the potatoes, salt and 2½ tsp green of chillies, mix gently with the help of two forks. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes or till they turn translucent.
  3. Sprinkle the remaining ½ tsp of green chillies and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Sprinkle the cheese evenly on all the onions and spread the prepared potato mixture evenly over it.
  5. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes.
  6. Loosen the sides of the rosti with the help of a knife, place a plate inverted on the non-stick pan and turn the pan upside down to invert the rosti on the plate.
  7. Serve immediately with sour cream.

Handy tip:

  1. Parboiled potatoes for this recipe should be 90% cooked.
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FoodsieApril 03, 2014

Yummm Yummm Yummm!!! was so quick to make.. and what an experience... the crunchy exterior with the soft, mushy and cheesy center... loved it... add a dash of tobasco sauce and just DIG IN!!

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Reviewed April 03, 2014by Foodsie

Yummm Yummm Yummm!!! was so quick to make.. and what an experience... the crunchy exterior with the soft, mushy and cheesy center... loved it... add a dash of tobasco sauce and just DIG IN!!

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