You will need
- - 1 kg of potatoes;
- - 50 g of butter;
- - salt to taste;
- - 50 g of milk.
Blender is a very useful kitchen appliance. With it, you in just a few seconds turn stewed with tomato, onion, carrot, zucchini in the eggs. Boiled pieces of pumpkin also quickly acquire a uniform consistency. In baby food, dietary food is very recommended to make mashed potatoes with the addition of boiled pumpkin, peas, squash. If you want to cook traditional mashed potatoes, start with choice of vegetable.
Potatoes should not be dry or rotten. While in the store, on the market, it is not always possible to determine the quality of vegetables. If you came home, washed the potatoes and saw that some of the tubers are green, throw them out. They contain harmful substance Solonin, which is dangerous for health. If the tuber has a small light green spot, you can cut it by grabbing lying next to the pulp.
First, clean and then clean all the tubers. Each immediately after removal from skins and put in a pot with cold water so they don't turn black. Let them lie in it an hour. If the potatoes are nitrates, most of them during this time will go into the water.
Wash the tubers. Large cut into 4-6 pieces, medium ones in half. Small leave in the round. Fill them with cold water, place on high heat.
When the water boils, reduce heat. Cook the potatoes 30 minutes. Ready to determine just when a fork stuck into it will pass through without resistance, then the potatoes cook. Drain the water, leave the potatoes in a saucepan under a lid.
Meanwhile, pour into a small pan or ladle the milk, add butter, salt. Put on the fire, stir the contents. When the liquid boils, pour it into the potatoes. Take a blender and start to grind foods into a homogeneous mass. As soon as it has acquired a uniform consistency, finish the process, so that the mixture does not become too adhesive.
To prevent this effect using the special plastic attachments or the purchase of a blender for making purees from fruits and vegetables. When serving mashed potatoes made with blender, in each plate can be put on a small piece of butter.
For mashing blender with Cup it is better not use. A small amount of liquid do not succeed, big – turn mashed potatoes vegetable cream. For baby food this is a good fit, but he's like not all adults. If you take a little milk, the blades of the blender will be difficult to cope with the assigned tasks. So for this dish, use the immersion blender with the iron, but rather from the plastic nozzle and put the minimum rates of speed.