It is impossible to list all dishes that are made from potatoes. In various variations there are several hundred of them. A vivid representative of this variety can be considered a potato pie.
This dish is very versatile. In it, potatoes can act as both an ingredient for the dough, and as a filling. The second option is the most extensive. There is where to turn around and give vent to fantasy. Take, for example, the simplest recipe for a pie filled with potatoes.
For work you will need:
0,5 liters of kefir, 4 potatoes, 2 eggs, 1 medium onion, 10 grams of salt, 50 grams of vegetable and animal oil( margarine), one and a half teaspoons of sugar, 6 grams of soda,black pepper ground.
Cooking is better clearly on the stages:
- Mix the egg, kefir, salt and sugar. There also add melted margarine( animal oil), vegetable oil and soda. Then, in small doses of falling asleep flour, knead a fairly steep dough and put it in the refrigerator.
- Finely chop the onion, and chop the potatoes in thin slices.
- ½ part of the test is laid on the bottom of the prepared form. Then lay in turns: onions - potatoes - onions. Top with pepper, sprinkle with salt and sprinkle with oil.
- Cover the entire construction with the remaining dough and cover it with an egg.
- The form is sent to the oven for 35-40 minutes.
Potato cake turns out magnificent, odorous, with a bright shiny crust.
It's very easy to cook a delicious potato pie with mushrooms. For this recipe it is necessary to have:
2 layers of prepared puff pastry, 6 potatoes, 200 grams of fried mushrooms, 1 large onion, 1 egg, 75 grams of sour cream, salt, dill, pepper.
Preparing the potato cake in record time:
- Place the first layer of the test neatly on the bottom of the mold. For better baking, you can stick it in several places with a fork.
- Freshly peeled potatoes as thin as possible.
- Cut the onion and lightly fry in oil.
- To prepare the filling, mix mushrooms, potatoes, dill and onions.
- The resulting mass is put on the first layer and coated with sour cream. Then cover with a second sheet of dough and protect the edges. Billet grease the beaten egg and send immediately to the oven, heated to 185 degrees for 35 minutes.
The dish is not only delicious, but also nutritious. It can even completely replace a full dinner.
In different cuisines of the peoples of the world there are dishes that almost repeat each other except for a small difference. Take, for example, the same potato pie. The recipe for its preparation in Italy, Ireland and Russia is surprisingly the same. Only Italians add cheese and ham to the filling, Irish - pork, and Russians prefer chicken offal.
The main ingredients for making this pie:
1 cup of fresh whole milk, 50 grams of butter, 1 small onion, 150 grams of absolutely any hard cheese, 10 potatoes, 1 egg, 90 grams of flour and, finally, 0.5 kg of chicken liver.
Prepare the dish the same way:
- Liver pour the milk and set aside for half an hour.
- Finely chop onion in a frying pan in butter for 5-6 minutes. There, too, add the liver with the milk and put it all together for 10 minutes.
- Boil the potatoes. Then clean it, and then stretch it into a gruel. Add egg white, finely grated cheese, flour and mix well.
- First bake the oil well and then put some of the dough on it. On top of it, place the filling and cover it with the rest of the dough. Billet the surface with a yolk and send to the oven for 25-30 minutes at a temperature of 210 degrees.
Get a lovely potato pie. Recipe is not complex and allows you to vary the number of components depending on taste preferences.
"With heat, with heat"
Often pies have a rather complex stuffing. It takes a lot of time or a high temperature to properly bring it to the ready. It is best to cook, for example, a potato cake in the oven. In this case, you can be completely sure of the final result.
The set of products is quite solid:
for 0,5 kg potatoes 300 grams of boiled chicken fillet, half a glass of milk, 25 grams of butter, 1 onion, a half cup of chicken broth, half a cup of cream, 20 grams of Parmesan cheese, 50 grams of yellow cheese,lemon juice, 80 grams of green peas( frozen), salt, a little black pepper, parsley and 15 grams of flour.
Make a dish is not difficult. For this it is necessary:
- Wash potatoes, peel and boil.
- Add butter, grated cheeses, milk and cook mashed potatoes.
- Grind the chopped onion a little and mix it with flour, taking it off the fire.
- Put the pan back on the stove again. In small portions add broth to it, stirring constantly. Bring cream into the mixture, mix and bring the sauce to a boil.
- In a hot mass omit chicken, peas and chopped greens.
- Remove the frying pan from the stove and add salt, lemon juice and pepper.
- Prepare the prepared mass in a mold and cover it with a layer of mashed potatoes.
- Put the dish in the oven, preheated to 200-210 degrees. After 20 minutes, the potato cake in the oven will reach the desired condition.
Serve this dish on the table in the same container in which it was prepared.
In the village, because of the abundance of products from the garden and the garden often make a pie of potato dough with a stuffing of vegetables and, of course, meat. This - a dish from the category of "hastily".The necessary products are always available.
For the test: 2 medium potatoes, 150 grams of flour, a little salt and 80 grams of butter butter.
For filling : 0.5 kg of minced meat, salt, 2 tomatoes, 3 sweet peppers, 1 onion, teaspoon ground paprika, vegetable oil, pepper and 2 handfuls of grated cheese.
The cooking process is carried out gradually:
- First put the potatoes.
- Then fry the onions in a frying pan in oil. Put it on a separate plate, on the same oil to warm the forcemeat. Place the crushed vegetables, add salt, paprika and pepper.
- Finished potatoes mixed with butter, salt, flour and kneaded dough. Further roll it into a layer and lay it on the bottom of a mold, oiled.
- Then put the stuffing, and from above cover it with circles of tomato and sprinkle all with cheese.
- The form is put in the oven at 180 degrees for 40 minutes. This time will be enough to make the billet into a juicy and flavorful dish.
Pie with mashed potatoes can be made even easier. In this case, the dough is prepared in an unusual way. The most unpretentious ingredients will be required.
For the test : 3 raw eggs, a tablespoon of baking powder over a glass of sour cream, mayonnaise and flour.
For filling : 3 boiled eggs, 200 grams of chicken fillet and mashed potatoes.
The whole process can be conditionally divided into 3 stages:
- Preparation of the test. To do this, first mix the eggs, sour cream and mayonnaise. Then, adding a little flour and baking powder, knead a liquid dough.
- Preparation of the filling. Meat and eggs cut into cubes, and then combine with mashed potatoes.
- Baking. Cover the form with foil and pour into it ½ of the dough. Then lay the stuffing and cover it with the rest of the dough and send for baking in the oven for 25 minutes, warmed up to 180 degrees.
It should be noted that such a pie will be delicious even in a cold form. Its preparation does not take much attention and time. You can do this even in front of the guests.