Mashed Aloo

A very side dish of rice

Recipe by Swagata of Mumbai, IN

Fast to cook, tasty to eat, always available, adds flavor to the main course, Also known as Aloo Chokha in certain regions

Ingredients vegetarian 2 servings

    • 4 Potatoes
    • 1 tsp mustard oil
    • 1 onion (cut into small pieces)
    • 1-2 green chili cut into very small pieces
    • Salt to taste
    • 1 tsp poppy seeds (soaked in water)


    1. Boil the potatoes and peel them off
    2. In a pan heat mustard oil and add onion pieces into it, fry till reddish brown
    3. Add the poppy seeds to it and fry for a minute
    4. Mash the potatoes with hand and add the fried material to it
    5. Mix the whole thing with ½ tsp raw mustard oil, green chili pieces and salt
    6. Make round balls of it
    7. Serve with rice as side dish of any kind of dal