Aloo ka bomb

Posted on October 15, 2009. Filed under: Chaat | Tags: , , |

Our very own version of the “Baked Stuffed Potato”, fondly named by street
vendors as a “Bomb”.
Whole potatoes scooped and stuffed with a chatpata paneer filling and topped with
spicy green chutney and crispy sev.

Cooking Time : 15 mins.
Preparation Time : 10 mins.

Makes 2 bombs.

2 large potatoes, boiled and peeled
1 tablespoon butter
For the paneer filling

1/2 cup grated paneer

1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
1/4 teaspoon asafoetida (hing)
1 green chilli, chopped
2 tablespoons chopped coriander
2 tablespoons chopped mint
1/2 teaspoon black salt (sanchal)
1 tablespoon oil
salt to taste
For the topping


green chutney

For the paneer filling
1. Heat the oil and add the cumin seeds and asafoetida.
2. When the cumin seeds crackle, add the green chilli, paneer, black salt, salt and mix well.
3. Add the coriander and mint and mix well. Keep aside.
How to proceed
1. Cool the potatoes completely. Cut each into 2 equal parts and scoop out the centres leaving an empty shell.
2. Fill in the paneer mixture and sauté the potatoes in butter till the outside is lightly browned.
3. Place each half on a serving plate and top with the sev and green chutney.
4. Serve immediately.

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