Cheesy Potato Baskets ( Finger Foods for Kids )

Pretty potato baskets filled with a tangy rajma filling makes interesting finger food. Baked with cheese on top, they look irresistible and taste yummy when served hot. A filling snack that comes packed with carbohydrates and proteins.

Cheesy Potato Baskets ( Finger Foods for Kids )

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Cheesy Potato Baskets ( Finger Foods for Kids ) recipe - How to make Cheesy Potato Baskets ( Finger Foods for Kids )

Preparation Time:    Baking Time:  10 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200ºC (400ºF)   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     12Makes 12 baskets
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For The Rajma Filling
1/2 cup soaked , boiled and coarsely mashed rajma (kidney beans)
3 tbsp tomato ketchup
1/2 tsp chilli sauce
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt and freshly ground black pepper powder to taste

Other Ingredients
6 baby potatoes , blanched , halved and scooped
6 tbsp grated processed cheese for the topping

For The Garnish
a few sprigs of coriander (dhania)

For the rajma filling

    For the rajma filling
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Divide the filling into 12 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Fill each potato half with a portion of the rajma filling, top with ½ tbsp of cheese and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 5 minutes.
  2. Serve hot garnished with coriander sprigs.
Nutrient values per basket
Energy41 cal
Protein2.5 g
Carbohydrates5 g
Fiber0.3 g
Fat1.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A53.7 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30 mg
Vitamin C1.1 mg
Folic Acid0.2 mcg
Calcium53.3 mg
Iron0.4 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium31.5 mg
Potassium12.2 mg
Zinc0.3 mg