Bengali Mashed Potato Recipes

Bengali delicious Mashed Potato recipes are the most favorite recipes to all. Mashed Potato recipe is also known as ‘aloo bhorta recipe’, or ‘alu vorta recipe’.

We often feel distaste to eat the same food. At that time, we do not like any spicy food, fish, or meat item. Or even When we are out for vacations and away from home for a long time, we come back home looking forward to Bhaat, Dal, Alu vorta with Ghee on the side to achieve that inner tranquility.

Mashed Potato or Alu Vorta is a baseline dish in a sequenced Bengali meal, or just be a simple solo comfort dish. And if the mashed recipe is prepared with delicious and liquorish flavored potato, there is no option to dislike. Mashed potato is an item, by listening to its name no Bengali can control his appetite. It is a mouthwatering recipe. Though the recipes are from Bengali culture, the taste of these is universal.


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 Mashed Potato Recipes with Various Types
Mashed Potato Recipes with Various Types

Nutritional Value of Potato

Potato is a very favorite vegetable to all. You can get it from the supermarket all the time of the year. Sometimes it works as the replacement of our staple food, rice. It is a crucial vegetable with its food value. There are very few recipes in Bengali dishes where you do not find a potato. It is combined with other vegetables very easily.

If potato is used in any recipe it brings a different taste. It is lovable to all for its availability and cheap price. It has many nutritious values. It is mainly a carbohydrate food. It plays a vital role in weight gain. It contains vitamin B6 reducing the stress and vitamin C, supports the immune system.

Nutritional Value of Potato
Nutritional Value of Potato

Potato peel contains vitamin A, Potassium, Anti-oxide, fiber including lots of carbohydrates. You can find more benefits if you eat a potato with peel. It contains glucose, oxygen, vitamin B Complex, Amino Acid, Omega-3, and Fatty Acid which keeps your brain active and capable. It manages blood pressure and supports digestion.

Besides, magnesium, folate, and iron are available in potato. It is a very helpful food for kids. As it contains calories it can help food storage after diarrhea. It is also helpful for the skin as it contains zinc and other elements. Skin becomes glowing by using potato with honey on the face and body. It also removes the scars of skin.


Bengali Delicious Homemade Mashed Potato Recipes with Various Tastes

You can eat mashed potatoes in many different ways. You can get an innovative taste if you have an idea of the chemistry of ingredients. It is not much difficult to bring a different taste level with the same taste. You can get the full taste of any recipe if it is served with hot rice which is favorite to all. In the case of mashed potato, the taste is unimaginable. So, let’s see the 8 best mashed potato recipes.

1. Best Mashed Potato Recipe with Fried Ingredients

Mashed Potato Recipes with Fried Ingredients
Mashed Potato Recipe with Fried Ingredients

Ingredients You Need:

  1. Big Size Potatoes -4 (Old/New)
  2. Green Chili-5/6
  3. Dried Chili-5/6; Fried in oil or Baked
  4. Salt
  5. Onion Slice-2
  6. Garlic-1
  7. Coriander Leaves-1/3 Cup
  8. Soybean Oil for Fry
  9. Mustard Oil

Method:

Mash the boiled potatoes. Fry the dried chilies in oil and remove when fired. Then add garlic and onion. Stir these until the color is not turning into brown. Remove these from oil. Mix all these ingredients with potatoes in a bowl. Mix and mash them well. The taste of the recipe is delicious with dal(pulse soup) and hot rice. It is also tasty with hot rice.

NB: You can use green chili frying in oil if you do not like dried chili. That flavor is also alluring.

2. Homemade Mashed Potato Recipe with Raw Ingredients

Ingredients You Need:

Mashed Potato Recipes with Raw Ingredients
Mashed Potato Recipe with Raw Ingredients
  1. Large Potatoes-4 (Old/New)
  2. Green Chili-5/6
  3. Salt
  4. Onion Slice-2
  5. Coriander Leaves-1/3 Cup
  6. Mustard Oil

Method:

Remove the peel of the potatoes after boiling. Mash the potatoes. Now mix green chilies, sliced onions, salt, and coriander leaves. Mash them with mustard oil. Now mix the ingredients with potatoes and mash all the ingredients again. You can serve the recipe with hot or soaked rice (Pantabhat).

NB: You can make a different taste using dried chilies frying in oil in place of green chili.

3. Homemade Mashed Potatoe Recipe with Tomato

Mashed Potato with Tomato
Mashed Potato with Tomato

Ingredients You Need:

  1. Big Size Potatoes(old/new)-4
  2. Tomato-1
  3. Salt
  4. Onion Slice-2
  5. Garlic-2(Small Size)
  6. Dried Chilies-5/6 fried in oil or baked without oil
  7. Coriander Leaves-1/3Cup
  8. Mustard Oil
  9. Soybean Oil

Method:

You can make the recipe by boiling tomato. But it is tastier if you stir fry or bake the tomato. Fry these ingredients in oil and mash all these as the first recipe.

NB: You can have a different taste by mixing boiled tomato or fried tomato. If you do not like coriander leaves, you can prepare the recipe without adding it.

4. Mashed Small potatoes (Tiny Size) Recipe

Mashed Small potatoes (Tiny Size) Recipe
Mashed Small potatoes (Tiny Size) Recipe

These potatoes are bigger than chickpeas. The tradition of the recipe is available in the North Bengal of Bangladesh where potatoes are produced largely. Usually, these potatoes are collected after the production of normal size potatoes. I tasted the recipe in a house of Mithapukur, in Rangpur district when I was a student. Surprisingly I cannot forget the taste of this.

Ingredients You Need:

  1. Small Gourd Potatoes-1/2 Kg
  2. Salt
  3. Sliced Onion-4
  4. Sliced Garlic-2
  5. Dried Chili-8/10; Fried in oil or baked
  6. Soybean Oil
  7. Mustard Oil

Method:

Wash the potatoes and stir fry with oil and water. Now, fry other ingredients in oil and keep in a bowl. Mix all the ingredients with potatoes and blend all these with a pestle. Mix mustard oil with the mixture. I can assure you if you get the taste for once with hot rice, you will not forget.

5. Homemade Mashed Potato with Ghee

Mashed Potato with Ghee
Homemade Mashed Potato with Ghee

Ingredients You Need:

  1. Large Potatoes-4 (New/Old)
  2. Salt
  3. Sliced Onion-1
  4. Dried Chilies-5/6; Fried in ghee
  5. Ghee – as needed

Method:

Boil the potatoes and mash well. Add ghee in the skillet and heat with medium heat. Add onion and chilies and cook till these turn into brown color. Remove these from skillet. Mash these with the mashed potatoes. Add ghee again and mash all these together. Serve the dish with hot and sticky rice with Egg Pots. Does it need anything else?

NB: You can cook the recipe without using onion.

6. Best Pickled Mashed Potato Recipe

Pickled Mashed Potato
Pickled Mashed Potato Recipe

Ingredients You Need:

  1. Large Size Potatoes-4 (Old/New)
  2. Sliced Onion-2
  3. Dried Chilies-5/6 fried in oil
  4. Salt
  5. Spices of pickle with oil- as needed

Method:

Boil the potatoes and mash them well. Fry the chilies in a skillet with oil. Wait till these turned golden. Add chilies, salt, onion slice and pickle oil with spice. Mash all these with potatoes. You can serve with Khichuri (Indian Dish, made with pulse and rice), or hot rice and dal (pulses).

7. Veg Mashed Potato Recipe

The recipe is impeccable if it is served with pulao rice. You need very few ingredients to make the recipe. But you need to add many green chilies and mustard oil for the recipe. Guess, how it will be if you get soft pulao rice and this item with one teaspoon ghee. My mouth is watering to describe the feeling.

Veg Mashed Potatoes
Veg Mashed Potato Recipe

Ingredients You Need:

  1. Large Potatoes -4 (Old/New)
  2. Green Chilies-5/6
  3. Salt
  4. Mustard Oil-3 Tea Spoon

Method:

Boil the potatoes and keep in a bowl. Mash the potatoes. Mix salt and green chilies together. Add with the mashed potatoes. Add mustard oil and mash all the ingredients well. Serve the recipe with hot soft rice.

NB: You can add dried chili in place of green chili. But it is better to use green chili after your fasting.

8. Best Mashed Potato Recipe with Black Seeds

We do not get the exact taste while we are suffering from cold fever. This recipe will work as two in one. Black Seeds work as the tonic of cold fever and helps to regain the taste. Yes, readers, you can try the recipe not only in your cold fever, but you can also try it at any time. The different taste of the recipe will give you the contentment. You can prepare the recipe with garlic or without garlic.

Mashed Potato with Black Seeds
Mashed Potato with Black Seeds

Ingredients You Need:

  1. Medium Size Potatoes-4 (Old/New)
  2. Dried Chilies-4/5
  3. Black Seeds-1 Tea Spoon
  4. Garlic-1 (Medium Size)
  5. Salt
  6. Mustard Oil-2 Tea Spoon

Method:

Boil the potatoes and mash them in a bowl. Add mustard oil in a skillet. Fry the chilies and remove from skillet. Add garlic and fry. Then add black seeds and fry these. Remove garlic and black seeds from skillet. Mash and blend the garlic and black seeds with a pestle. Now mix salt, garlic and black seeds paste and dried chilies with mashed potatoes. Mash all the ingredients with your hand. Now add the oil that was used to fry garlic and black seeds. You will have a nice flavor of garlic and black seeds. Serve the recipe with hot rice.


Bengali Homemade Mashed Potato Recipes with Mixed Vegetables

Potato is a host in itself. When it is added with other vegetables, its nutritious value increases numerously. You will get the benefits when you try these 12 best mashed potato recipes.

1. Best Mashed Potato Recipe with Green Banana

Green banana is a nutritious vegetable like potatoes. It is a vegetable with fiber. It helps in reducing colon problems. It is many of our favorite vegetables. The taste of the increases if the potato is added with it. Readers, let’s see the recipe of mashed potato with raw banana.

Mashed Potatoes with Green Banana
Mashed Potato Recipe with Green Banana

Ingredients You Need:

  1. Green Banana-1
  2. Medium Size Potatoes-2 (Old/New-)
  3. Garlic-1 (large)
  4. Dried Chilies-4
  5. Salt
  6. Mustard Oil

Method:

Boil potatoes and green banana. Remove the peel of potatoes. Mash these together with the peels of banana. Add oil in skillet. Fry garlic and dried chilies in the oil. Remove from skillet. Add fried garlic, chilies, and salt with mashed potatoes and banana. Add mustard oil and mash again. Serve the recipe with hot rice.

NB: You can have different taste using few ingredients. You can use black seeds powder. You also can use green chili in place of dried chili, green onion, and coriander leaves to have a different taste. You also can try this recipe by removing the peel of raw banana with potatoes.

2. Homemade Mashed Potato Recipe with Cowpea

The mashed recipe is delicious. You can’t control your appetite if you already have got the taste of the recipe. Let’s try it today.

Mashed Potatoes with Cowpea
Mashed Potato Recipe with Cowpea

Ingredients You Need:

  1. Cowpeas-150 Gram
  2. Potato-1 Large;(New/old)
  3. Garlic-1 (Medium)
  4. Onion(Medium)-3
  5. Dried Chilies-4
  6. Salt
  7. Soybean Oil
  8. Mustard Oil

Method:

Slice the potato and cowpeas with small pieces. Fry the vegetables with oil. Now fry onion and garlic and then dried chilies with oil. Add salt and blend all these with a pestle. Now mix mustard oil with the mashed recipe and serve with hot rice.

NB:  You can have a different taste if you use black seeds powder. Many people use boneless fishes to have a different taste.  Some people use a boiled egg. You can use coriander leaves. In fact, if you cook for you keeping them in mind, it will be tasty. You can prepare the recipe by boiling the cowpeas. But you need to fry these later.


3. Best Mashed Potato Recipe with Pointed Gourd

Mashed pointed gourd is a delicious and tasty recipe. The taste becomes more luscious if potato is added. It becomes slightly sticky and more delicious if potato is used. Let’s see what ingredients are needed to prepare the recipe.

Mashed Potatoes with Pointed Gourd
Mashed Potato Recipe with Pointed Gourd

Ingredients You Need:

  1. Pointed Gourd-5
  2. Large Potato-1 9Old/New)
  3. Green Chilies-4
  4. Salt
  5. Sliced Onion-2 (Small)
  6. Mustard Oil

Method:

Boil the potato and pointed gourd after removing the peel. The nutrition value of the vegetables will be the same if you use water as much as needed to boil. Remove the excess water pressing the pointed gourds with your hand. Mash the vegetables together. Add salt, green chilies, sliced onion, mustard oil with mashed vegetables. Mash the ingredients with your hand.

NB: You can prepare the recipe without onion. If you like dried chili you can use it in place of green chili. You also can use coriander leaves. As I do not like coriander leaves with this recipe I have not used.


4. Homemade Mashed Potato Recipe with Spiny Gourd

Now, I am going to share a new mashed recipe, if you have not got the taste yet, try immediately. It is a delicious recipe even it has a slight bitter taste. It is a mashed potato with spiny gourd.  Adding potato with spiny gourd removes the bitterness and brings a yummy taste.

Mashed Potatoes with Pointed Gourd
Mashed Potato Recipe with Pointed Gourd

Ingredients You Need:

  1. Spiny Gourd-3
  2. Potato -1/2
  3. Rohu Fish Piece-1
  4. Green Chilies-3/4
  5. Sliced Onion-1 Table Spoon
  6. Sliced Garlic-1 Table Spoon
  7. Oil-1 ½ Tea Spoon
  8. Salt

Method:

Remove the peel and seeds from spiny gourd. Cut into small pieces. Boil the pieces and potato. Stir fry the piece of fish, remove the bone from it. Blend spiny gourd, potato, fish, and chilies with a pestle. Add oil in skillet. Heat the oil. Add onion and garlic slices and fry. Add the mixture and fry well. Your recipe is ready to serve.

NB: You can use fried spiny gourd to increase the taste. You also can add boiled or fried eggs to have a different taste. Coriander leaves also can be used for a different taste.


5. Best Mashed Potato Recipe with Bitter Gourd

Intake of bitter vegetables is good for your health. But many of us do not want to eat bitter vegetables. The recipe is for those who do not want to eat bitter vegetables. You can try the recipe. As you need to cook the recipe with boiled vegetables the nutrition value of the vegetable is not reduced. You can have different and amazing taste using potato with bitter gourd. Let’s see the recipe.

Mashed Potato with Bitter Gourd
Mashed Potato Recipe with Bitter Gourd

Ingredients You Need:

  1. Potato-1 (Medium)
  2. Bitter Gourd -5/6 (small size/tiny)
  3. Green Chilies-3/4
  4. Sliced Onion-2 (Medium)
  5. Mustard Oil-1 ½ Tea Spoon
  6. Salt

Method:

Boil the bitter gourd and potato. Remove the water from the vegetables pressing with your hands. Mash the vegetables well. Mix green chilies, onion, salt, and mashed vegetables. Mash all these adding mustard oil. It is ready to serve.


6. Mashed Potato Recipe with Jackfruit Seeds, Peel of Pumpkin and Pointed Gourd

It is one of the delicious recipes among the popular recipes. Blending of potatoes with jackfruit seeds, Peel of Pointed Gourd and Pumpkin is just amazing. It becomes a different taste of recipe.

Mashed Potato with Jackfruit Seeds, Peel of Pumpkin and Pointed Gourd
Mashed Potato Recipe with Jack fruit Seeds, Peel of Pumpkin and Pointed Gourd

Ingredients You Need:

  1. Potato-150 Gram
  2. Peel of PointedGourd-1 Cup
  3. Jackfruit Seeds-1/2 Cup
  4. Pumpkin Peel-1/2 Cup
  5. Sliced Onion-2 Table Spoon
  6. Sliced Garlic-2 Tea Spoon
  7. Turmeric Powder-1/2 Tea Spoon
  8. Dried Chilies-4/5
  9. Salt
  10. Mustard Oil-1 Table Spoon

Method: 

Cut all the Potatoes, peels, and seeds into small pieces. Boil these with salt and turmeric. Use water as the vegetables absorb the water. Add oil in a skillet. Fry the chilies. Remove the chilies from skillet and then fry onion and garlic. Now blend all these ingredients with a pestle. Add mustard oil and salt with the mixture. Mash with your hand. Your special mashed recipe is ready to taste.


7. Homemade Mashed Potato Recipe with Broad Beans

Broad bean is one of the delicious and luscious vegetables of winter. If potato is added it becomes tastier. So, let’s see the recipe.

Mashed Potato with Broad Beans
Mashed Potato Recipe with Broad Beans

Ingredients You Need:

  1. Broad Beans-200 Gram
  2. Newly Produced Potato-200 Gram
  3. Dried Chilies-3/4
  4. Sliced Onion-2 (medium)
  5. Mustard Oil-2 Tea Spoon
  6. Salt

Method:

Remove the wedges of the beans. Remove the peel of potato. Wash these with clean water. You can boil in plain water or in rice water while you are cooking rice. Mash the hot potatoes and broad beans with a glass. Now add chilies, onion, salt and mustard oil with mashed vegetables and mash them well. Serve the tasty recipe of winter with hot rice.

NB: You can add chilies fried in oil. If you use ground fried black seeds with the recipe it gives a new flavor. You also can use coriander leaves.


8. Best Mashed Potato Recipe with Beans

Bean is a nutritious and tasty vegetable of winter. You will find a yummy recipe with a combination of newly produced potato and beans.

Mashed Potatoes with Beans
Mashed Potato Recipe with Beans

Ingredients You Need:

  1. Beans-250 Gram
  2. Potato-100 Gram
  3. Dried Chilies-3/4
  4. Sliced Onion-2 (Medium)
  5. Sliced Garlic-1 (Large Size)
  6. Mustard Oil-2 Tea Spoon
  7. Coriander Leaves-1 Table Spoon
  8. Salt

Method:

Wash potatoes and beans with clean water. Boil them. Add oil in a skillet. Fry onion slice, garlic, and dried chilies. Remove the spices. Add the vegetables and stir fry the vegetables. Blend all the ingredients with a pestle. Mash them well. Add salt and mustard oil. Mash with your hand. Serve the recipe with hot rice.

NB: You can use small and boneless fishes or small prawns with the recipe. It depends on you what ingredients you like most.


9. Homemade Mashed Potato Recipe with Cauliflower

Vegetables are mostly available in winter. So, it is time to eat all the vegetables. Cauliflower has a nutritious value.  So, I am sharing a recipe with cauliflower. It is the mashed potato with cauliflower.

Mashed Potato with Cauliflower
Mashed Potato Recipe with Cauliflower

Ingredients You Need:

  1. 4 Large Pieces of Cauliflower
  2. Small Potatoes-3(New)
  3. Taki Fish (Spotted Snakehead Fish)-2 Pieces
  4. Dried Chilies-7/8 (fried without oil)
  5. Sliced Green Chilies-2
  6. Sliced Onion-3
  7. Sliced Garlic-1
  8. Ginger Paste-1 Tea Spoon
  9. Turmeric Powder
  10. Salt
  11. Mustard Oil
  12. Cumin Seeds-1 Tea Spoon (Fried without oil)

Method:

Cut the potatoes and cauliflower into small pieces. Boil them. Fry or boil the fish and remove the bones from fish. Add oil in skillet. Fry the dried chilies with oil. Then add green chilies, sliced onion, garlic and ginger paste and fry these ingredients. Add the vegetables with spices and fry well. Blend the mixture with a pestle. Add mustard oil and mash these well. Sprinkle fried cumin seeds on the mashed vegetables.

NB: You can add coriander leaves, boneless fishes to have a different taste. I do not use cumin seeds’ powder and coriander leaves together.


10. Best Mashed Potato Recipe with Kachki Fish (Ganges River Sprat)

Do you have Kachki fish in your house? And you do not know how a tasty recipe you can cook with these. I can help you by sharing a special recipe. Try to eat the recipe with masoor dal (a kind of pulse).

Mashed Potato and Kachki (Ganges River Sprat) Fish
Mashed Potato Recipe with Kachki Fish (Ganges River Sprat)

Ingredients You Need:

  1. Small Potatoes(New)-200 Gram
  2. Kachki (Ganges River Sprat)-1 Cup
  3. Green Chilies-7/8
  4. Sliced Garlic-2 (large)
  5. Sliced Onion-4 (Large)
  6. Mustard Oil
  7. Coriander Leaves-1 Table Spoon
  8. Turmeric Powder-1 pinch
  9. Salt

Method:

Slice the potatoes into small pieces. Clean the fish with water and remove water from fish. Fry the potatoes with oil. Stir fry the fish with salt, turmeric, onion, garlic, and green chilies. Remove these from skillet. Add coriander leaves and salt. Now blend the mixture with pestle. Mash these well. Your recipe is ready to serve. Serve with hot rice immediately.

NB: You can prepare the recipe with prawn. You can find a different flavor and taste adding fried onion without oil.


11. Best Mashed Potato Recipe with Fish

Mashed potato with fish is a popular recipe. It is a mouthwatering recipe with hot rice. The recipe is favorite to all as it can be prepared easily. Let’s see the recipe.

Mashed Potato with Fish
Mashed Potato Recipe with Fish

Ingredients You Need:

  1. Large Fish-150 Gram
  2. Potato-100 Gram (New)
  3. Sliced Onion-1 Cup
  4. Sliced Garlic-1 Table Spoon
  5. Green Chilies-7/8
  6. Turmeric Powder
  7. Coriander Leave One Hand full
  8. Mustard Oil-1 Table Spoon
  9. Salt

Method:

Boil or fry the fish adding turmeric and salt. Remove the bone from fish. Slice the potatoes into small pieces.  Add oil in a skillet. Fry the potatoes with oil. Remove potatoes from skillet. Fry onion, garlic, and green chilies with oil. Add boiled or fried fish and potatoes with the fried ingredients. Add mustard oil and coriander leaves and mash them oil. Your Mashed Potato with Fish is ready.


12. Homemade Mashed Potato Recipe with Egg

No recipe is compared with this mashed potato recipe. You do not need anything more if you have masoor dal (Pulse soup) and Mashed potato with egg with hot rice and one piece of lemon. Let’s know what ingredients you need to prepare the recipe.

Mashed Potato with Egg
Mashed Potato Recipe with Egg

Ingredients You Need:

  1. Egg-2
  2. Potato-200 Gram(New)
  3. Sliced Green Chilies-5/6
  4. Sliced Onion-3
  5. Coriander Leaves-2 Tea Spoon
  6. Salt
  7. Mustard Oil

Method:

Boil the potatoes and eggs. Remove the peel from potatoes and eggs. Mash egg and potatoes separately. Fry onion and dried chilies with oil. Mix onion, green chilies, salt, and ½ teaspoon mustard oil with your hand. Add the mixed ingredients with mashed potatoes and eggs. Mash all these ingredients again with coriander leaves.

NB: You can use fried ingredients for this recipe. I like it with raw ingredients.


Conclusion

In most of the Mashed Potato Recipes, I used boiled vegetables to keep the nutritious value in it. So you can taste any mashed potato recipe among them. The trick is, boil the vegetables with a small amount of water so that the vegetables absorb extra water. We should keep in mind the nutritious value of vegetables before preparing any mashed potato recipe.



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