To find the way to a man’s heart try making this classic creamy French dish combine to make a deliciously addictive experience called Potato Au Gratin. Its a great side dish with a roast pork loin or beef tenderloin. To add more magic, add  a green salad and French bread.


Ingredients for Potato Au Gratin

  • Potatoes cut into small cubes and boiled 2 medium
  • 1 1/2 shredded cheddar cheese
  • Potatoes cut into round slices and parboiled 3-4
  • Paprika powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Nutmeg powder a pinch
  • Fresh cream 1 tablespoon
  • Oil 1 tablespoon
  • Onions sliced 2 medium
  • Crushed black peppercorns 1/2 teaspoon
  • Chives a few
  • Processed cheese grated 1 cup
  • Parsley for garnishing


  • Preheat oven at 180ºC.
  • Mash boiled potato cubes in a non-stick pan itself and switch on the heat.
  • Add two tablespoons cheese, paprika powder, salt and nutmeg powder and mix well. Add cream and mix.
  • Put this mixture in a baking dish and spread evenly with a spoon.
  • Heat oil in another non-stick pan, add onions, salt, crushed peppercorns and sauté till onions are translucent.
  • Put remaining butter in a bowl and melt in a microwave.
  • Chop chives and add it to onion mixture and mix. Put this mixture over the potatoes and spread evenly.
  • Arrange parboiled potato slices over the onions to cover it completely.
  • Drizzle melted butter over potatoes, add spread cheese over and press lighty.
  • Place the dish in the preheated oven and gratinate for ten to fifteen minutes.
  • Serve hot garnished with parsley.