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Potato Trick: How to cook the tubers until soft in three minutes

2021-09-18T14:31:37.884Z

Cooking potatoes takes time. But with this trick, the tubers are soft as butter in just three minutes.



Cooking potatoes takes time.

But with this trick, the tubers are soft as butter in just three minutes.

Kassel - Whether as a puree, gratin or French fries: Potatoes can be prepared in numerous ways.

But the preparation of the popular side dish can take some time.

With this trick, however, you can get the tuber soft in just three minutes.

If you want to cook potatoes the traditional way, you can boil water in a saucepan and then add the tubers.

Depending on the size, they have to cook covered for 25 to 30 minutes.

Then pour off the water and let it evaporate.

The potato trick also works with the skin

It can therefore take a while until the potatoes are soft-boiled.

If you don't feel like waiting or if you want it to be quick, you should pay close attention now.

All you need for the potato trick is a microwave, water, and a couple of kitchen towels.

First of all, wash the potatoes and then peel them.

If you want, you can leave the bowl on.

The kitchen trick also works with a bowl.

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With this tip, the potatoes will be soft in three minutes

In the next step, the kitchen towels are moistened and each potato is wrapped in a cloth.

Then put the potatoes in a container and put it in the microwave.

After three minutes and an output of 700 watts, you should have buttery soft potatoes.

The duration may differ slightly depending on the device.

If the tubers are not soft enough after the time has elapsed, you can put the food in the microwave for another minute.

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Warning: you should keep this in mind when performing the potato trick

But be careful!

Not all commercially available kitchen towels are suitable for this trick.

According to the consumer magazine Öko-Test *, products from numerous manufacturers are contaminated with traces of chloropropanol 3-MCPD and other organohalogen compounds.

These can promote allergies and accumulate in the environment.

What is an organohalogen compound?

These are a group of thousands of organic compounds that contain bromine, iodine or chlorine.

These compounds are found mainly in cosmetics and some textiles.

Affected brands include Zewa, Hakle or the Rossmann own brand.

According to the Öko-Test, the recycled kitchen towels from Budni even exceed the guideline value.

After a few days, food is often no longer fresh and instead rock hard or limp. With these tricks you can still eat bread rolls, chips and vegetables *. (kas)

* hna.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA.

Source: merkur

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