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Roasted baby Potatoes with Cheesy dip


Roasted baby Potatoes with Cheesy dip is a pure kid’s delight. Eaten slightly warm off the oven, last night’s appetizer was polished off in a jiffy before the cartoon program / after dinner drive and all such enticements were even commencedJ

This dish can be made in under 30 minutes even as a great party appetizer ! The goodness of Olive oil rubbed potatoes with the creamy hung cheesy dip blends as a wonderful wholesome food ! I have also added Indian dry masala powders along with Dried herbs to create some fusion J I unconsciously seem to have chosen to post three  potato/ sweet potato recipes in a row for the Blogging Marathon Kids Delight, and have one more from the tuber stable J   he he !!

Preparation time: 20 minutes. Cooking time : 10 minutes. Serves : 2


·         Baby Potatoes – 1/4 kg

·         Olive Oil – 4 tbsp

·         Salt – to taste

·         Dry herbs – Oregano , Red chilli flakes, Basil – each ½ tsp

·         Gram flour / besan – 1 tbsp

·         Garam Masala powder- ½ tsp

·         Red Chilli powder – ½ tsp

For the cheesy dip:

·         Shredded cheese – ½ cup

·         Hung curd – ½ cup

·         Olive oil – ½ tbsp

·         Tomato ketchup – 1 tsp

·         Salt – to taste


1)      Scrub and wash the potatoes well.

2)     Preheat the oven to 220 – 230 deg C.

3)     Prick the potatoes all over with a fork and microwave on high for 5 minutes ( I prefer the potatoes to have their skin on, but you may peel them if you wish)

4)     Mix olive oil, salt, dry herbs, garam masala and red chilli powder in a bowl. Now add the besan / gram flour and mix well again.

5)     Roll the potatoes in this mixture and evenly coat the mixture on all the potatoes. Marinate for 10 mins. Add 1 or 2 more tbsp olive oil if required

6)     Spray some cooking oil on the baking tray and bake in the pre heated oven for 12 – 15 minutes till the potatoes are done.

7)     For the cheesy dip, beat the hung curd well. Add shredded cheese, olive oil, tomato ketchup and little salt. Beat lightly with a fork. Add chilli flakes if you wish and chill for 10-15 minutes (you may make this while the potatoes marinate too)

8)     Serve the baked potatoes with the chilled dip and some veggie batons for a wholesome kiddies meal J

Check out the Blogging Marathoners doing BM#5 along with me 

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Seven Days of Colorful Dishes Kid’s Special:Kalyani

Summer Coolers: Jayasree, Kamalika, Srivalli



  1. Wow looks yum!.

  2. lovely dish..i love the combo

  3. interesting combo… looks yumm

  4. thats perfect and yummy appatizer 🙂

  5. Very appetizing combo. Loved the cheesy dip.

  6. Gayathri Kumar

    Very appetizing..

  7. Priya Suresh

    Omg, thats soo fantastic,droolworthy and very addictive roasted potatoes, yummy dip too..

  8. I think these roasted potatoes are for adults delight too. They look perfect and the cheese dip looks divine too.

  9. Umm Mymoonah

    Love the crispy skin of potatoes,looks very yummy.

  10. Kaveri Venkatesh

    Mmmm….Looks so inviting…

  11. Jayashree


  12. MySpicyKitchen

    Looks delicious! Can't refuse potatoes..

  13. Total deliciousness!

  14. Suma Gandlur

    Lovely combo.

  15. Indian Khana

    Lovely combo …looks so gud

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