Potato Recipes

The humble potato may not look too fancy but it is definitely popular! From crisps in the UK to hash browns in the US and Vada Pav in India, potatoes are a favorite comfort food. Being a high carbohydrate food, potatoes have always been shunned by dieters. A little-known fact, though, is that they are a rich source of vitamins B6 and C, potassium and dietary fiber. Don't lose out by letting this versatile veg's looks or reputation fool you! Love potatoes? Try these popular Indian potato dishes:


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  • 01 of 08

    Aaloo Paratha

    Aaloo paratha

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    Extremely popular with North Indians, Aaloo Paratha is best eaten with chilled yogurt and your favorite pickle or chutney. Want to be naughty? Aaloo parathas taste delicious with fresh, thick cream or a knob of unsalted, homemade butter!

  • 02 of 08

    South Indian Stir-fried Potato

    High Angle View of Potatoes In Wooden Bowl On Table
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    South Indian stir-fried potato tastes great as a filling in dosas (crispy rice batter pancakes) or eaten with hot chapatis (Indian flatbread) or parathas (pan-fried Indian flatbread).

  • 03 of 08

    Bharvaan Simla Mirchi

    Bharvaan Simla Mirchi

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    This is another one of those foods that look like they take a lot of time and effort to make but in truth, are easy to prepare. Bharvaan Simla Mirchi can even be stuffed with Masala Kheema (pictured, see recipe below).

  • 04 of 08

    Baingan Aaloo Ki Subji

    Baingan aaloo ki subji recipe

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    We have never met an eggplant we didn't love! Eggplant is one of our favorite vegetables. The nice thing is you can make it so many ways. This Baingan Aaloo Ki Subji recipe is really easy and turns out a delicious dish that tastes great when served with hot Chapatis.

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  • 05 of 08

    Aaloo Shepoo Chi Bhaaji

    Fresh potatoes close-up
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    We love this tasty Aaloo Shepoo Chi Bhaaji dish from Maharashtra in Western India, for its sheer simplicity. It takes just 10 to 15 minutes to make from start to finish but the results are very satisfying indeed. Serve Shepu Chi Bhaaji with hot Chapatis and a bowl of your favorite Daal (lentils).

  • 06 of 08

    Gobhi Aaloo Mutter Ki Subji

    Gobhi Aaloo Mutter Ki Subji

    By Monali.mishra - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0

    This is a simple, wholesome Gobhi Aaloo Mutter Ki Subji dish that is perfect when served with hot Chapatis (Indian flatbread) or Parathas (pan-fried Indian flatbread). It makes for a quick and easy meal on those days when you can't be bothered spending hours in the kitchen.

  • 07 of 08

    Vada Pav

    Vada Pav

    By DreamyFlutura11 - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0

    Straight out of the heart of Maharashtra in Western Indian, Vada Pav has iconic status in India. It started as a quick, budget-friendly snack for mill workers in the 1960s, but today it's very popular food in Bombay's (Mumbai) numerous roadside food stalls!

  • 08 of 08

    Chilli Potatoes

    Chilli Potatoes

    By Minaxibose1992 - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0

    Delicious chilli potatoes is an Indian adaptation of a Chinese recipe! It makes for a terrific snack or side dish!