Fried Jacket Potatoes with Cream Cheese Topping by Tarla Dalal

Fried Jacket Potatoes with Cream Cheese Topping by Tarla Dalal

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Rich and exotic, the Fried Jacket Potatoes with Cream Cheese Topping will amaze your guests and spread your fame as a great cook! The best part is that the dish is not as difficult to prepare although the outcome is so fabulous. Parboiled potatoes are deep-fried and their scooped-out centres are packed with a mouth-watering mixture of cream cheese and veggies seasoned with herbs and spices.


Recipe Description for Fried Jacket Potatoes with Cream Cheese Topping

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Makes 8 servings
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For The Potatoes
4 parboiled potatoes (unpeeled)
oil for deep-frying

To Be Mixed Into A Cream Cheese Topping
4 tbsp cream cheese
1 tbsp curds (dahi)
1 tbsp chopped capsicum
1 tbsp grated carrot
1 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
1 tsp dried mixed herbs
salt to taste

For The Garnish
1 tbsp finely chopped spring onion greens


For the potatoes

  1. Cut each parboiled potato into 2 halves vertically with help of a sharp knife.
  2. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and deep-fry the potato halves till they turn brown in colour from both the side. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside to cool slightly.
  3. Scoop out the centre of each potato halve a little, using a spoon, so that a slight depression is formed for the topping. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Divide the cream cheese topping into 8 equal portions.
  2. Fill each hollow deep-fried potato halve with the prepared cream cheese topping.
  3. Serve immediately garnished with spring onion greens.

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