26 April 2017


How to cook potato in 3 minutes WITHOUT using any water


I wonder if anyone can hate the humble jumble "Potato". As far as I know,every kid loves one vegetable for sure and that is potato .Don't know if it is because potato can be used to make varieties of delicious curry or snack especially but I have never heard anyone hating potato.

Potato is the world's fourth largest food crop and available all year around,grown all around the world.Potato was first cultivated by the Inca Indian tribe in Peru 7000-10000 years ago.By half of the 16th century,it was introduced to Europe by the Spanish and it spread all around the globe and became an integral part of food supply.

Health benefits of Potato :
  • Just 110 calories.
  • No fat,sodium,cholesterol.
  • Is gluten free.
  • High - fiber ,protein,energy
  • More Potassium than a Banana
  • Provides 9 essential amino acids.
  • Great source of anti-oxidants
  • Full of vitamins -Vitamin C,Vitamin B6,Iron,calcium,folic acid,iodine,thiamine,niacin,copper and Manganese.
  • Prevents kidney stone,liver diseases,stroke,brain diseases,rheumatism
  • Aids digestion ,strengthens immune systems,blood circulation etc
Did you know ?
(Credit:sciencekids.co.nz and medlineplus )
  • Potato name is derived from the Spanish word "Patata".
  • A potato is about 80% water and 20% solid. 
  • Potatoes are pollinated by insects and bugs.
  • In Washington DC there is a potato museum with about 5000 potato artifacts.
  • There are about 5000 varieties of potatoes around the globe.
  • In 1974,an English man named Eric Jenkins grew 370 pounds of potato from a single potato plant.
  • According to the Guinness book of records,the world's largest potato weighed around 18 pound and 4 ounces.
  • In October 1995,potato became the first vegetable to be grown in space by NASA and the University of Wisconsin for the astronauts on a long voyage to space and for future space inhabitants.
  • China is the world's largest producer of potatoes.
  • In green potatoes and new sprouts,a poisonous element called "Solanine" is found, which can cause serious health problems like headaches,diarrhea,cramps and even coma and death.
That's interesting !!!

There are many ways to cook potato and today I am gonna share a unique method to cook potato in just three minutes in microwave without using water .This method I learnt from my roommate when we were working in Microsoft .Those days when we had to rush to office or had a long day at work,my friend /roommate who was a project Manager ,showed us this cooking hack - the quick way to boil potatoes in microwave in a few minutes and I can't thank enough of her smart idea,whenever,I am short in time,this cooking tip to cook potato fast comes quite handy .

So,pls watch my video that will show how to cook potato fast and instantly without using any water .

Hope this cooking tip to cook potato quickly will be helpful to other as well.