Potatoes Gratin

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Thinly sliced potatoes baked in a garlicky cream sauce topped with melted cheese. This is comfort food at its best.
  • PREP TIME: 15 minutes
  • COOK TIME: 45 minutes
  • SERVINGS: 4 persons
Potatoes Gratin


  • Milk 1 ¼ cup
  • Cream 2/3 cup
  • ½ teaspoon salt + ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper + 1 teaspoon pepper
  • Garlic, crushed 3 cloves
  • Potatoes ½ kg
  • Butter 2 tablespoon
  • Cheddar cheese, grated 1 cup
  • Parsley to garnish


  • 1. Whisk milk, cream and salt & pepper. Set aside.
  • 2. Wash and peel the potatoes. Slice the potatoes thinly using either a knife or a mandolin.
  • 3. Grease the bottom of a glass Pyrex dish with butter or oil.
  • 4. Arrange the potatoes in layers in the dish. Sprinkle a pinch of salt, pepper, sliced garlic and cheese between each layer. Reserve ½ cup of grated cheese for the top.
  • 5. Pour the milk and cream mixture over the potatoes.
  • 6. Finish with about ½ cup of grated cheese over the top layer. Make sure that the potatoes are completely covered.
  • 7. Top with remaining 1 tablespoon of butter.
  • 8. Bake in pre-heated oven for 30 – 35 minutes till top is light golden and potatoes are tender. Check the potatoes by piercing a knife and if it passes through then potatoes are done.
  • 9. Garnish with parsley and serve hot.


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