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Crispy Smashed Potatoes

Incredibly crispy and delicious appetizer
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Fusion Food, Indian-American
Keyword: Smashed Potatoes
Author: Eateries Delightful

Ingredients

Smashed Potatoes

  • 12-15 baby potatoes
  • 3 cloves garlic pressed or finely minced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil or butter
  • 2 tbsp fresh mint leaves finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp parmesan.
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

Mint chutney

  • 2 cups tightly packed mint
  • 10-12 soaked almonds
  • 3-4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1-2 green chilies //can skip or add more based on your spice intake
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450F. Line the baking sheet or spray it with cooking oil.
  • Bring water to boil in a large pot & cook potatoes until tender, about 15-20 minutes; drain well.
  • Place potatoes onto the baking sheet.
  • Using a potato masher or fork, smash the potatoes until flattened carefully but it should still be one piece.
  • Top with olive oil or butter, salt garlic, mint & cheese.
  • Place into oven and bake for 18-20 minutes, or until golden brown and crisp.
  • have a mint chutney ready while potatoes are being baked. To make mint chutney, pulse grind mint, garlic, soaked almonds, green chillies until it is coarse ground and then add olive oil, salt & combine
  • Top the crispy potatoes with mint chutney and serve immediately

Notes

  • Go easy on salt while adding to the potatoes