Kitchen Hacks : 10 Super Delicious and Easy to Cook Potato Recipes for All Occasions
Fried, boiled, or baked, potatoes taste yummy in all forms but still are often touted as a starchy companion. You can love it or hate it but cannot ignore it.
Potato is one of the most versatile and humble ingredients, which is used widely in many types of cuisines. Potato has amazing health benefits in its cooked and raw form and is consumed by millions of consumers across the world. But do you know that potato was brought to India by the Portuguese and the word 'potato' has come from the Spanish word 'patata'.
It is quite interesting to know that potato is an eco-friendly crop – they are easy to grow & require minimum fertilisers and chemicals. When you are purchasing potatoes make sure you select the ones that have a smooth skin & firm texture. Don’t pick potatoes that are sprouted or with a greenish tint.
Fried, boiled, or baked, potatoes taste yummy in all forms but still are often touted as a starchy companion. You can love it or hate it but cannot ignore it. You can make an end number of dishes using potatoes and below we have listed some of them that you can enjoy with friends and family.
Mouth-watering Potato Recipes
Below we have mentioned some really lip-smacking and delicious healthy potato recipes:
Honey Chilli Potatoes
Another delicious potato recipe is – honey chilli potatoes. It is kid's most loved and favorite snack. This is a simple and easy snack to impress your friends and guests.
Batata vada is a famous snack from Maharashtra. Batata actually translates into a potato in English. Mashed spicy potatoes are coated in thick chickpea flour or besan batter & deep fried till golden brown. It is generally served with spicy coriander chutney.
Tandoor Aloo Tikka
To make aloo tikka, you need baby potatoes. These potatoes are then coated with thick, spicy (masaledar) yogurt and then baked or roasted in the oven to the perfection. The process of making aloo tikka is almost the same as paneer tikka.
Fried Aloo Chaat
It is a popular potato chaat from the streets of National capital. Tossed in tamarind or imly and mint chutney, fried aloo (potato) chaat is a must try. The best thing about aloo chaat is that it can be easily made at home with least ingredients.
Bread Potato Rolls
Bread potato rolls are tasty and easy to make north Indian recipe, which is made with bread & potatoes. To make potato rolls more delicious, you can serve it with spicy green chutney. Try this mouth-watering potato recipe that is filling & will be loved by children too.
Those who love spicy food will definitely enjoy these spicy potatoes. Here the potatoes are cooked with some tomatoes and red chillies. And this way you can perk up your daily meals with this sizzling recipe.
It is yet another healthy and delicious snack, which is prepared with spiced potatoes & other vegetables stuffing. Potato sandwich recipe is very easy and can be prepared within 15-20 minutes without any fancy dressing or stuffing. Moreover, it is an ideal breakfast recipe for everyone.
Potato wedges are too crispy and crackly on the outside, with soft, tender potatoes inside. They are indeed the perfect homemade snack that can be consumed any time.
Potato Kurma is a great recipe for the lunch as well as dinner that can be served with chappati or rice. Here the potato is cooked with different spices and then is grounded the coconut paste.
Potato Sagu is a mildly spiced potato curry dish, which is popular across Karnataka. It is a perfect gravy to be served with dosa, idli or chappati and it is a must try the recipe. Potato sagu can be prepared in just 20 minutes and is said to be a healthy dish for all including kids.