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Monday, March 18, 2013

Spicy Cheesy Baby Potatoes


I am a little health freak but sometimes when it comes to eating baby potatoes I can’t stop my carving. Though known for long as devils food recently it is blessed with a study which says that new potatoes has only 26 calories and is packed with nutrients. This is a key to lasting weight loss as eating potato will keep you feel full for longer says Dr. Jacquie Lavin, an eminent doctor for Slimming World. As potato is complex carbohydrate it is good during hunger pangs and thus control eating binge.Potatoes are also rich source of Vitamin B, folate and minerals such as potassium  magnesium and iron. Potatoes are underground tuber, meaning they store all the vitamins and minerals needed for growing new potato in spring.Norwich Food Research Institute have found that potatoes have some blood pressure lowering molecules called kukoamines. The Agricultural Research Service in Navarre, America has identified 60 different kinds of phyto chemicals and vitamins in potato skins.Many of these are flavnoinds, which protect against cardiovascular disease by lowering the levels of bad cholesterol and keeping arteries fat free. When I get to know so much about this baby delights I can’t stop myself to make an awesome dish which is easy yet tasty. I keep the skin on to get the full benefit. Pair spicy cheesy baby potatoes with smoked salmon or chicken or have it just like a snacks. I hope that you all will like it.


Spicy Cheesy Baby Potatoes

Ingredients
  • 10 to 12 baby potatoes ( boiled)
  • 1 tsp  butter/ olive oil
  • 1tsp grated garlic
  • 3 tbsp grated cheese
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp paprika powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp chopped parsley
Cooking Directions
  1. Heat butter or oil whatever you are using in a skillet. Add garlic and fry till you get the fried smell, then add the baby potatoes. Add salt and paprika ( if paprika is too hot then you can go with black pepper). Now stir fry the baby potatoes till the skin is crispy. Now add grated cheese. Mix well. Finish it off with a good dash of lemon juice and chopped parsley.

Be Happy And Stay Healthy.