Aloo Ka Bharta | Spicy Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Today’s recipe is ‘Aloo Ka Bharta’.  It is a very easy recipe of Indian mashed potatoes, which are prepared by cooking few spices and vegetables with boiled potatoes. Aloo bharta can be served along with hot chapati/parathas as a side dish. It can be enjoyed during lunch or dinner.

Aloo ka Bharta

Aloo ka Bharta

For this recipe, you will need – boiled and mashed potatoes, tomatoes, onion, green chillies, curry leaves, ginger and few spices. You can always adjust the recipe and spices according to your taste for aloo ka bharta. If you want to cook no onion no garlic dish then skip onions. This dish is a hit among every age group from kids to grown-ups.

For more potato recipes, you can check – Aloo Pakora | Crispy Potato FrittersFried Potato Wedges (how to make potato wedges)Aloo Matar Pulao (Green Peas Potato Pulao)Dahi Wale Aloo (Potatoes cooked in curd gravy)Chilli Garlic Potato Bites (kids special snack), Aloo Namkeen (Spicy Potato Strips)Aloo Egg Pattice (potato egg pattice),  Dilli Style Aloo Chaat (Tangy potatoes)Aloo Vada (Potato dumpling/ Batata vada).

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Serves: 2

Duration: 30 mins

Ingredients for Aloo ka Bharta

Potato (Boiled)4 (medium)
Oil3 Tbsp
Onion (chopped)1 medium
Tomato (chopped)1 medium
Green chillies (chopped)3 (medium)
Curry leaves1 sprig
Red chilli powder1/2 tsp or as per taste
All spice powder / garam masala powder1/2 tsp or as per taste
Turmeic powder1/4 tsp
Salt1 tsp or as per taste
Coriander leaves (chopped)2 Tbsp

Method for Aloo ka Bharta

  • Boil and peel potatoes.

  • With the help of fork mash the potatoes. Keep them aside.

  • In a pan heat oil.

  • Splutter mustard seeds and cumin seeds in the pan.

  • Saute chopped onions for 2-3 mins on medium flame.

  • Add chopped ginger and green chillies, saute for few seconds.

  • Next, add chopped tomatoes and curry leaves. Stir fry for few seconds.

  • Add all the spices red chilli powder, salt, turmeric powder and allspice powder (garam masala).

  • Now add mashed potatoes, and mix well with all the ingredients.

  • Lastly, add chopped coriander leaves.

  • Serve hot!
Aloo bharta

Aloo bharta

4 Comments

  1. Aishwarya Krishnammachary

    September 26, 2017 at 9:57 AM

    too good & easy too

  2. Aloo ka bharta is my favorite since childhood. I like having it with rice and dal 🙂

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