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Alu or Aloo Pitka - A side dish recipe from Assam

  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