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Potato Nests
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  • A yummy potato dish baked and filled with a yogurt and spring onion stuffing.


  • 750 gm potatoes
  • Grated rind of 2 oranges
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2-3 Tbsp hot milk
  • Pinch grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 Tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 beaten egg to glaze

  • Filling:
  • 100 ml thick yoghurt
  • 2 Tbsp chopped spring onions
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 200-degree C.
  2. Bake potatoes with skin for about 45 minutes until tender.
  3. Remove from oven, halve and scoop out flesh. Mash.
  4. Add the rind, yolk, butter, milk, seasoning and spices.
  5. Pipe into rounds on an oiled sheet with a raised border on the edge.
  6. Brush with beaten egg and bake at 200 degree C for 8-10 minutes till colored.
  7. Combine all ingredients for the filling and spoon into center of potato swirl. Serve hot.
Key Ingredients: Potatoes, orange, butter, egg, milk, nutmeg, spring onions, salt, cumin seeds