8 medium Jalapeño Peppers ( halved and de-seeded)
2 boiled & mashed Potatoes
2 tbsp chopped onion
1 tbsp chopped garlic
1/8 tsp asafoetida powder
1/8 tsp turmeric powder
Salt to taste
1 cup shredded cheddar
1 tbsp cooking oil
1/8 Red chilli powder ( in case Jalapenos are not hot )
In a microwave safe bowl , heat the oil on high for 30 seconds , add onion and garlic and heat again on high for 1 minute.
Add asafoetida powder , turmeric powder & chilli powder ( if using ) to onion garlic mix and stir. Add mashed potatoes. Sir well. Heat on high for 1 minute. Take it out and keep aside.
Stuff the Jalapeños with potato mix and top it with shredded cheddar. Put the stuffed jalapeños on a microwave safe baking tray. Heat the microwave on medium setting in combination mode for 7 minutes ( if your microwave has one ) or for 5 minutes on low setting in the normal microwave mode. Till the cheese melts.
Your stuffed Jalapenos are ready to eat.
ps : you may also stuff the jalapenos with pineapple ( just replace potatoes with pinapple ) for a spicy + sweet snack