Mashed Potato Masala/Alu Masala

Mashed Potato Masala with step by step photos. This Mashed potato Masala is useful in many recipes. This is can be used in making sandwiches, sev batata puri, pani puri, potato/alu tikki, alu parata, samosa… Since this is common in many recipes, I am blogging this as a separate recipe for easy access. This is the basic potato masala recipe. You can experiment with more combinations of spices like garam masala, amchur powder, rasam powder… Let us see the quick, easy process of making alu masala.

How to make Mashed Potato Masala

PREP TIME: 15 MINS  COOK TIME:15 MINS  TOTAL TIME: 30 MINS  CUISINE:INDIAN

Ingredients

  • potatoes – 4
  • salt
  • red chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
  • coriander powder – 1/2 tsp
  • cumin powder – 1/2 tsp
  • any masala powder (optional) – 1/2 tsp
  • chat masala – 1 tsp

Instructions

  1. Wash and cut potatoes in half. Cook the potatoes in a pressure cooker.
  2. Peel the skin off the potatoes, add them to a bowl, add red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin/jeera powder, chat masala and salt. You can add any masala like garam masala or rasam powder for more flavor.
  3. Mash potatoes using your fingers or you can use potato masher.
  4. Use right away in any chats, sandwiches, paratas.

Step by step photo instructions

  1. Wash and cut potatoes in half. Cook the potatoes in a pressure cooker.

2. Peel the skin off the potatoes. Add them to a bowl, add 1/2 tsp red chilli powder, 1/2 tsp coriander powder, 1/2 tsp cumin/jeera powder, 1 tsp chat masala and salt. You can add any masala like garam masala or rasam powder for more flavor.

3. Mash potatoes with your fingers or you can use potato masher.

4. Use right away in any chats, sandwiches, paratas.

Tips

  1. Adjust salt and spices as per your taste.

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