Aloo Bharta (Mashed Potato)

Aloo Bharta (Mashed Potato) pinit

Aloo Bharta is a classic Indian dish made from mashed potatoes flavored with aromatic spices and herbs. It’s a comforting and flavorful side dish that pairs well with rice or roti.

Aloo Bharta (Mashed Potato)

Aloo Bharta (Mashed Potato) Pin Recipe
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Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 20 min Total Time 30 mins Difficulty: Beginner Servings: 1 Calories: Approximately 150 calories per serving Best Season: Suitable throughout the year



  1. Boil the potatoes in a large pot of water until tender. Drain and let them cool slightly.
  2. Peel the boiled potatoes and transfer them to a mixing bowl. Mash the potatoes using a potato masher or fork until smooth.
  3. Heat mustard oil in a pan over medium heat. Add chopped green chilies and onions. Saute until the onions turn translucent.
  4. Add the mashed potatoes to the pan. Stir well to combine with the onions and chilies.
  5. Season with salt, black pepper, and roasted cumin powder. Mix until the spices are evenly distributed.
  6. Add ghee to the pan and continue to cook the potatoes for a few minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Sprinkle amchoor (dry mango powder) over the potatoes and mix well.
  8. Garnish with fresh cilantro and chopped scallions before serving.


  • Use Russet potatoes for the best texture and flavor in this dish.
  • Adjust the amount of green chilies according to your spice preference.
  • Make sure to roast the cumin seeds before grinding them for a more intense flavor.
  • Add a splash of lemon juice or amchoor (dry mango powder) for a tangy twist to the dish.
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro and chopped scallions before serving for added freshness.
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