Wednesday, March 31, 2010

AWED Greek Event - Greek Oven Roasted Potatoes

I have been thinking of preparing this for a while and kept making other things. Here is my entry for AWED : Greek event,hosted by Curry leaf.




The following recipe is inspired by this one.


Greek Oven Roasted Potatoes


Ingredients
Potatoes - 2 red potatoes (the recipe asks for red ones but I only had Yukon Gold)
Garlic - 2 cloves minced finely
Salt - as per taste
Black Pepper - as per taste
Lemon Juice - as per taste
Dried Oregano - 1 tsp
Oil - 2 tbsp
Preparation

  • Dice or slice potatoes to the shape you like. If you like, feel free to leave the skin on (but don't forget to thoroughly wash them)
  • Boil it in salted water just for 6 minutes (don't overcook it, it is very important).
  • Pre-heat oven to 500 degree F
  • Toss some salt and pepper along with 1 tbsp oil in the drained and boiled potatoes.    
  • Spread the mixed potatoes in a baking pan or foil and cook for about 30 minutes, by turning and mixing potatoes every 5-10 minutes
  • Once the potatoes are somewhat golden or brown colored, take them in a plate or bowl and sprinkle oregano, minced garlic and lemon juice. Adjust salt/pepper, if needed.

Serving
Enjoy these as a side dish with anything. My son had these with parathas and let me tell you these are now one of his favorites.


Till next post, take care.

9 comments:

simply.food said...

These greek potatoes look so delicious and yummy.

Nithu Bala said...

Wow! Priya I'm drooling here..very delicious:-)

Meena said...

love the greek dish...potatoes look awesome...I have never tried a greek dish before...will be back to soon to check out your other recipes...

Supriya Nair said...

Lovely attempt dear. The roasted potatoes look yummy and delicious.

Priya said...

Thats a delicious roasted potatoes, prefect entry Priya..

Sweatha said...

Potatoes look awesome. Thanks for sending it to AWED.Nice combo with parathas.Yum

SathyaSridhar said...

potatoes are my fav one,,now i got another great recipe from ur blog dear,,potato looks delicious n simply superb,,

R said...

hey priya, yesterday i left a comment but can't see it.. probably there was an error since it took a long time to load.
greek oven roasted potatoes look yummy! can be eaten instead of hash browns too.

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Thanks everyone for comments, this was my first attempt at baking and making a curry, and my husband and son loved it.

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