Mashed Potatoes Indian Style
Recipe type: Side, veg
RecipeCuisine: General
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Easy Mashed Potatoes Indian Style Recipe
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 4 medium sized potatoes
  • 3 tbsp butter / ghee (clarified butter)
  • 2 tbsp roasted cumin seeds
  • 75 ml milk
  • a pinch of turmeric
  • a pinch of hing (asofoetida)
  • 2 tbsp black pepper powder
  • 2 tbsp fennel seed powder
  • 2 tbsp chat masala
  • 1 tbsp red chili powder (I used kashmiri red chili powder)
  • ½ tbsp coriander seed powder
  • few chopped coriander leaves
  • salt for seasoning
How to make the recipe?
  1. Boil potatoes upto 4 whistles in pressure cooker. Once they cool down peel their skin and chop them into cubes. Use your hands to mash them. Keep them aside.
  2. Take a sauce pan Or pan. Place it on low heat. Add butter/ ghee/ olive oil.
  3. Immediately add milk and cook for 2 mins.
  4. Add black pepper powder.
  5. Mix all spices into it from number 5 to 11. Stir all nicely. Lastly add salt and roasted cumin seed.
  6. Pour this hot mixture on the mashed potatoes. Stir in the chopped coriander leaves.
  7. Combine all nicely until all is incorporated well. Don't over-mix this mixture else the potatoes would be goeey in texture.
  8. Serve hot with sandwich, sizzler Or just yummy mashed potatoes.
  9. Tip:
  10. Ensure the mashed potatoes are not over mashed else the texture would be gooey.
  11. If Indian spices are not available you could use just black Or white pepper powder. Instead of red chili powder you could use red chili flakes Or paprika. Herbs like thyme, rosemary, oregano and basil leaves can be used instead.
  12. Cumin seeds need to be roasted gently on low heat and then used. You could replace cumin seeds with cumin powder.
  13. Calorie conscious people can replace butter with olive oil.
  14. To make these nuttier you could add a dash of roasted almonds Or peanuts.
  15. Enjoy Mashed Potatoes Indian Style!
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 3 to 4 people
Recipe by Flavors of Mumbai at