Indian Mashed Potatoes – Aloo Bharta

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Purely delicious and easy to make, this Indian Mashed Potatoes – Aloo Bharta recipe is super soft and fluffy! You can almost smell the delicious aroma of the potatoes and spices as you read through the ingredients.

The spices and cilantro add a delicious flavor that compliments any meal! All you need is a few simple ingredients to make this recipe. You are going to love how easy it is to.

What ingredients do I need to make Indian Mashed Potatoes – Aloo Bharta?

Potatoes, onion, serrano peppers, ground cumin, red chili powder, salt, and butter.

How do I make this recipe?

First rinse and boil potatoes. I use Russet or Yukon Gold to make mashed potatoes. Add potatoes to large pot of boiling water and cook for 30 minutes or until fork goes through potato easily. Additionally, you can also use the instant pot to boil the potatoes. (8 minutes’ manual for diced potatoes)

Once boiled, drain the water and peel them. Moreover, mash the potatoes with a hand masher or a spoon.

Further add in onions, green chilies, spices (ground cumin, ground coriander, red chili powder, ), salt, and butter. Finally add in the chopped cilantro, amchur and mix well.

Serve as a side dish with rice, roti, or naan.

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Indian Mashed Potatoes – Aloo Bharta

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Purely delicious and easy to make, this Indian Mashed Potatoes – Aloo Bharta recipe is super soft and fluffy! You can almost smell the delicious aroma of the potatoes and spices as you read through the ingredients.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, Indian Food
Servings 3

Ingredients
  

  • 5 potatoes, yukon gold medium (1 pound 4.5 oz) (2 and 1/2 cups mashed)
  • 1/4 onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 serrano peppers, small, finely chopped (1/2 tbsp)
  • 3/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 3/4 tsp ground coriander    (dhaniya powder)
  • 1/2 tsp  red chili powder     (cayenne pepper)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/2 tsp  mango powder      (amchur/amchoor powder)

Instructions
 

  • First rinse and boil potatoes. I use Russet or Yukon Gold to make mashed potatoes. Add the whole potatoes to large pot of boiling water and cook for 20 to 30 minutes or until fork goes through potato easily. Additionally, you can also use the instant pot to boil the potatoes. (8 minutes’ manual for diced 2 inch cubed potatoes).
  • Rinse and chop the onions and cilantro finely.
  • Once boiled, drain the water and peel the potatoes. Moreover, mash the potatoes with a hand masher or a spoon.
  • Further add in onions, green chilies, spices (ground cumin, ground coriander, red chili powder), salt, and butter. Finally add in the chopped cilantro, mango powder (amchur) and mix well.
Keyword Aloo Bharta, Aloo Choka, Aloo Chokha, Indian Mashed Potatoes, Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes, Mashed Potatoes, Spicy Mashed Potatoes
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