Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Serves: 4 Recipe Ingredients:
Oil for frying
2 tsps. Khoya
2 tsps. Cashewnuts
Ghee for Tempering
4 large oval Potatoes
2 tsps. Cumin powder
50 gm Sesame seeds
30 gm Cottage Cheese
1½ tsps. Black pepper powder
2 tsps. Garam Masala powder
Select 4 large oval potatoes, peel them and halve them. Scoop out the centers and discard.
Immerse the potatoes in the water and parboil them.
Now, deep-fry the potatoes and roll them in the sesame seeds. Reserve aside.
In a pan, heat ghee, add the cottage cheese, reduced milk, and the cashewnuts, and then add masala and roast.
Stuff potatoes with the cottage cheese mixture, halve them, put the stuffed potatoes in a roasting pan, and place in a moderately hot tandoor for 15 minutes.
Life always gives big opportunities in the form of small hints. The big move in Pankaj Bhadouria’s life came with a small step when she decided to leave her successful teaching career spanning over 16 years and enter India's 1st televised cookery reality show - MasterChef India on the leading GEC - Star Plus.
And as they say, fortune favours the brave, Pankaj went on to become a worthy winner and with it India's first ever MasterChef.
The comfort of the classroom gave way to the adulations, accolades and a host of achievements. Pankaj hosted her first cookery show - "Chef Pankaj ka Zayka" on Star Plus during Sep-Oct 2011 where she showcased her passion for cooking. The success of this daily show added another flavor to her sweet success.