Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Baked Potato Fingers

Most of you know that the pud is my favourite vegetable and though these days I am trying to avoid it as it shows on you.Okay, its another way of telling that I am fat!. But I could not resist the very easy and baked potato fingers which I had seen in Veenas Veg Junction, who is my partner this month for Blog Hop Wednesdays, by Radhika.The recipe had cooked mashed potato and  I used instant potato flakes(Aloo Mash) available here to make my mashed potato. 

Boiled, Peeled and Mashed Potato: 1 cup

All Purpose Flour: 1 cup
Salt: as per taste
Dried Oregano: 2 tbsp
Red Chilli Flakes: 1 tsp
Dried Thyme: 1 tbsp

Olive Oil: 4 tbsp

In a bowl, mix together flour,salt and the seasonings. To this add the potato cooked and mix. Add oil 1 tbsp at a  time and knead everything together to form a soft dough.

Pinch small pieces of this dough and shape into long fingers.

Place these on a greased baking sheet and bake in a preheated oven at 200C/400F for about 10-15 minutes. Take out and flip each finger onto the other side and continue baking for another 10-12 minutes till you can see brown spots on the edges or sides and inhale a hearty comforting aroma.

Take out, cool till you are able to resist and serve warm with your choice of dip/sauce as a hearty teatime snack.

Rolls are crunchy and hearty and filling.They reek of comfort which only potato can bring out. These are excellent as a for school snack box as well.


Anonymous said...

Ohh! these can be used a soupsticks also, right? I love soupsticks and these looks all the more perfect.

Suma Rowjee said...

Now, who can resist taters in just any form? This sounds specially yummy Shweatha,and not deep fried. I shall surely try this soon!

The Pumpkin Farm said...

looks lovely , nice recipe

Nisha said...

Great snack and nice clicks

Suganya said...

Lovely looking one. Looks so good. Different try. YUM!

Nithya said...

Its baked and its yummy :) wow

Swetha said...

Very nice and easy recipe.


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Rasi said...

Potatoes are always fav too :)..maybe we can gorge more, coz its baked :D... b Blog hooped my way here... following you now! Do drop by my space sometime :)

Unknown said...

Looks delicious!!!!

Priya Sreeram said...

good one and that too baked !

Radhika said...

Wonderful bake. You are so lucky that you get instant mash at your place.

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