Baked Potatoes and Mojo Sauce

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 15 - baby potatoes
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 2 tbsp - olive oil
  • For sauce:
  • 3 tbsp - olive oil
  • 1 tsp - ground paprika (or chilli powder)
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 15 - garlic flakes, peeled
  • 1 tsp - coriander leaves, very finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp - white vinegar
  • 2 tsp - hot water
  • Salt - to taste (optional)

How to Make Baked Potatoes and Mojo Sauce

  • Preheat the oven to 200 degree C.
  • Wash and scrub the potatoes clean. Do not peel.
  • Prick them all over with a fork.
  • Mix salt and oil together.
  • Coat all the potatoes, with this mixture.
  • Arrange them in a shallow baking dish in single layer.
  • Drizzle any leftover oil over them.
  • Bake in the oven till the skin wrinkles (25 minutes approximately).
  • Shake the pan a couple of times in between.
  • This will ensure an all over and even baking of potatoes.
  • For sauce:
  • Grind cumin in a mixie till crushed.
  • Add chilli or paprika and grind again.
  • Add garlic and grind till crushed well.
  • Add oil and grind for 30 seconds.
  • Mixture should thicken to a paste.
  • Add water, vinegar, salt, and run, till blended.
  • To serve:
  • Place hot potatoes in individual dish, pour sauce over.
  • Or serve both separately, and allow individuals to help themselves.
  • Can also be served as an accompaniment to saffron rice.