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Alu Pitka - a side dish recipe from Assam

posted 6 Jul 2012, 02:43 by Rajmi Arun   [ updated 16 Jul 2012, 08:16 ]
Alu Pitika or mashed potato is a side dish recipe from North East India.

Ingredients:
Potato - 4 nos
Mustard Oil - 1/2 sp (if the smell is not preferred Gingely oil can be used)
Onions - 2 nos
Green chilli - 2 nos
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves - 1/2 cup

Method:
Pressure cook potatoes. Peel and mash the potatoes. Chop the onions finely. Chop the green chillies finely. Chop coriander leaves finely. Mash all the ingredients together along with the mashed potatoes. Makes a great side dish for rotis and ghee rice.

This is similar to Potato Podimas dish of Tamil Nadu