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Scalloped Potatoes

  • Author: Nithya Narasimhan
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 40minutes (baking)
  • Total Time: 50
  • Yield: 2 1x


Scalloped potatoes are all things cheesy, garlicky and amazingly delicious. This mildly flavoured, gooey cheese filled dish is nothing short of mouth-watering!




  • 4 potatoes ( medium sized)
  • 1tablespoon butter
  • 2 teaspoon garlic (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups of milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon mixed herbs
  • 1/2 cup Mozzarella Cheese


  1. Peel the skin of the potatoes/ Slice potatoes thinly and keep immersed in water until we use it.
  2. To a saucepan, heat butter, add minced garlic stir and cook for few seconds, the flavour of the garlic is infused in butter.
  3. Add pepper powder, salt and all-purpose flour, stir for few seconds.
  4. Quickly add milk, while the milk is being added, whisk the sauce using a balloon whisk.
  5. Keep stirring over low medium heat to avoid lumps.
  6. Add all the herbs and spices. Keep stirring till the sauce is lightly thickened.
  7. Arrange sliced potato in a baking tray, pour the sauce over to the potatoes. Sprinkle some thyme. Sprinkle some grated cheese.
  8. Cover with aluminium foil and bake for 30 minutes and remove the foil and bake for 10 minutes until bubbly and potatoes are tender.


Tips to Prepare Scalloped Potatoes:

  1. 1. When you pick the potatoes for this recipe, choose the ones that have a smooth skin without blemishes. It should be firm and hard. This makes it easier to wash, clean, peel and cut.
  2. 2. Pre-heat the oven at the recommended temperature for the required time. This ensures thorough and even cooking of the potatoes.
  3. 3. While slicing the potatoes, make sure that they are about 1/8th of an inch. This is neither too thick or too thin. It is just right for the texture of the dish to be perfect.
  4. 4. It is recommended that you use dried herbs as they are better for cooking and doesn’t release moisture into the dish. It also mixes easily and really well in the sauce. ‘
  5. 5. Serve hot, so that you can experience the exquisite flavour, texture and aroma when it Is fresh out of the oven.
  • Category: Maincourse
  • Method: Stovetop and Baking
  • Cuisine: American

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