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Cumin And Chick Pea Baked Potatoes

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Ingredients
  Baking potatoes 32 Ounce (4 In Number, 8 Ounce Each)
  Skimmed milk 3 1⁄2 Fluid Ounce
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Cumin 3⁄4 Teaspoon, ground
  Canned chickpeas 6 Ounce, cooked
  Spring onions 3 , chopped
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Coriander leaves 1 Teaspoon (For Garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Scrub & clean the potatoes thoroughly, pat dry and pierce the potato with a skewer evenly on the skin.
2. In a pre-heated oven shelf place the pierced potatoes and bake for about an hour or until tender.

MAKING
3. Remove the cooked potatoes and cut into half. Now, in a mixing bowl carefully scoop out the cooked flesh.
4. In the mixing bowl mash the potatoes flesh with milk, garlic and ground cumin until smooth.
5. To the bowl now add chick peas and mix it into the potato mixture, also now stir in the chopped spring onions and season well with salt and pepper.
6. On a baking sheet place the potato skins, and spoon generously the potato mixture prepared into the potato skins.
7. With the back of a fork smooth the surface lightly.

FINALISING
8. Now, place these stuffed potato skins in the pre-heated oven for another 20 minutes, until brown from top.

SERVING
9. Garnish with sprigs of coriander leaves and serve hot with a green crisp salad.

TIPS
Tenderness of the potatoes can be checked by piercing the tip of the knife in the potato

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Side Dish

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