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Roasted Jacket Potatoes

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6 medium smooth oval potatoes
1 spring onion finely chopped
1 capsicum finely chopped
1/2 red bell pepper finely chopped
1/2 yellow bell pepper finely chopped
1 chilli finely chopped
1 garlic flake finely chopped
10-12 mint leaves whole
1/4 cup beaten cream
2 tbsp. butter
2 tbsp.prepared mustard paste
1/2 cup grated cheese
1 tbsp. oil
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste


Prepare a day ahead:

Scrub unskinned potatoes, and wash clean.
Boil potatoes till almost done, but still firm.
Refrigerate to use the next day or at least after 4-5 hours.

To Proceed:

Make crisscross  slits 2/3 way down the elongated part of potato.
Make sure it stands firmly or slice of a very thin portion of what is now the base.
Apply a very slight pressure at the lower part of potato, with a closed palm.
This will open out the slits a bit.
Brush inside with butter, sprinkle a bit of salt in slits, keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan, add chilli, garlic, capsicum, stir.
Add all other chopped veggies except mint leaves, stirfry for 2 minutes.
Take off fire, allow to cool.
Add salt, pepper, cream, cheese, mustard, mix well.
Meanwhile, bake potatoes in preheated oven at 200oC for 3-4 minutes.
Remove, gently open out slits very slightly,
Carefully, spoon in veggie mixture into slits, pushing very gently.
Brush potato jackets with butter.
Return to oven, and bake again at 200oC for 3-4 minutes.
Remove,garnish with mint leaves on the top.
Serve hot, with hot chocolate or strawberry with cream.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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