“Broken Bulba” and Chinese potato pancakes. Top 5 Cheap Potato Dishes You Didn’t Know • Slutsk • Infa-Kur’er Newspaper

As part of the rise in food prices, Kur’ere has compiled five potato recipes to help diversify the daily menu. The dishes are prepared with common ingredients.

1. “Broken” potatoes

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Recipe source gastronomic blog instagram.com/tasty_ksu.

Components:

  • medium-sized potatoes;
  • odorless vegetable oil;
  • salt;
  • spices for potatoes or your favorite.
  • a head of garlic;
  • sprig of dill.

Cooking:

  1. Wash the potatoes well and boil them with their skins until they are completely cooked.
  2. Dry with kitchen paper.
  3. Place in a pan lined with oil paste.
  4. Crush the potatoes with a small plate, but not completely straight.
  5. Cut the head of garlic in half and put it next to the potatoes. It will give the potatoes their taste.
  6. Salt the potatoes, sprinkle them with spices and grease them with oil on both sides.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven at 200-220 ° C in operation until a crust appears.
  8. This will take 15 to 25 minutes (depending on the oven).
  9. Sprinkle the prepared dish with green dill.

2. Colcannon

Colcannon for poor and Chinese potato pancakes.  Top 5 Cheap Potato Dishes You Probably Didn't Know
Photo: kitchen.727go.com

Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish. I’m getting ready from mashed potatoes and cabbage or white cabbage. Initially, colcannon appeared as a cheap food for the poor, available all year round.

Components:

  • 500 g potatoes;
  • 250 grams of white cabbage.
  • 150 ml of milk?
  • 35 grams of green onions.
  • 3 tbsp butter?
  • salt, black pepper.

Cooking:

  1. Peel the potatoes and boil them until soft.
  2. Finely chop the cabbage and boil it until soft.
  3. Add chopped spring onions to the milk, bring to a boil and cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Mash the potatoes with the butter until they are homogenous.
  5. Pour hot milk with onions into the potatoes, add salt, spices to the puree and mix well.
  6. Add cooked cabbage to the mixture.
  7. Sprinkle with herbs when serving.

3. Chinese pancakes

The recipe for unusual pancakes is popular on TikTok. There they call them “Chinese potato pancakes”.

Components:

  • 2 large potatoes;
  • 1 box of canned corn;
  • 2-3 tbsp flour?
  • 50 ml cold water.
  • salt;
  • ground black pepper;
  • sour cream for serving.

Cooking:

  1. Thoroughly clean and wash the potatoes.
  2. Cut the potatoes into small cubes. Transfer to a bowl of cold water and rinse to remove excess starch. Drain the water.
  3. Add corn to the potatoes, after draining the liquids from it.
  4. Add flour, cold water and mix everything well.
  5. Heat a pan with vegetable oil and fry the pancakes on top until golden brown. Season the prepared pancakes with spices and serve with sour cream.

4. Potato cutlets

Colcannon for poor and Chinese potato pancakes.  Top 5 Cheap Potato Dishes You Probably Didn't Know
Photo: Marina Sofyanchuk / povar.ru

The recipe comes from The Book of Tasty and Healthy Food (1976).

Components:

  • 1 kg of potatoes;
  • 2 eggs;
  • 0.5 cups of flour or breadcrumbs.
  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil.

Cooking:

  1. Boil the potatoes in their skins, drain the water and leave the potatoes on low heat for about 10 minutes to dry.
  2. Without letting the potatoes cool, peel them and mash them with a wooden pestle or mashed potatoes.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon to the resulting puree. butter, egg yolks, mix well, form cutlets from it.
  4. Roll them in flour or breadcrumbs and then fry them in oil.
  5. Separately, serve the sour cream or other sauce on the cutlets.

5. Potato casserole

Colcannon for poor and Chinese potato pancakes.  Top 5 Cheap Potato Dishes You Probably Didn't Know
Photo: chefmarket.ru

The recipe comes from The Book of Tasty and Healthy Food (1976).

Components:

  • 1 kg of potatoes;
  • 2 chicken eggs;
  • 3 onion heads;
  • 1 glass of milk;
  • 3 tbsp butter?
  • whipping cream;
  • breadcrumbs.

Cooking:

  1. Peel the potatoes, boil them and melt them.
  2. Add hot milk, raw eggs, salt and melted butter to the hot potatoes and mix well.
  3. Put half the mass in a form (pan without a handle), greased with oil and sprinkled with breadcrumbs, flatten.
  4. Put a layer of fried onions on top of the potatoes and cover with the rest of the potato mixture.
  5. Spread again, spread with cream or pour oil.
  6. Place the pot in a hot oven and bake for 20-25 minutes.

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