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How to make potato coconut Smash

Updated on April 2, 2015
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A  tasty recipe from potato
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Potato coconut Smash

Potato is one of the most important staple crops in human diet around the world.It is a nutritious vegetable which contains carbohydrate.vitamins,and minerals.It is favorite to everyone especially for children. Whether it is mashed, or baked , potato is a comfort food.Because of their neutral starchy flavor they serve as a good complement to many meals. Their texture varies slightly depending upon their preparation. Here I am describing you about a tasty and healthy potato dish . When coconut and potato mixed together along with onion , it will give a wonderful taste.Please try and enjoy.

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  • 3tsp oil
  • 4 medium size potato
  • 2 medium size. onion, chopped
  • 8 nos Green Chillies, cut into 1/2
  • 1 inch piece Ginger, chopped
  • 1tsp Salt

Spices to be ground

1/2 cup coconut

1 inch piece cinnamon

1 tsp soaf(Aniseed)

2 tsp chili powder

1/4 tsp Turmeric powder

For seasoning

1 tsp mustard seed

2 spring curry leaves

1 tsp oil

Method of preparation

1.In a pressure cooker Cook the potatoes.

2.When cooled Peel , Smash them and Keep aside.

3. Take 2 tbs oil. Sauté the Onion, Ginger and Green chilly along with salt.

4. When the color changes to golden brown add smashed potatoes and mix well in a slow flame.

5. Grind Coconut, aniseed, chili powder,Turmeric powder, cinnamon, with enough water and add to the potato mix.

6 Add ½ cup of water and mix well till the gravy thickness.

7. Season with mustard seeds and curry leaves.

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: 8 people

Easy Tips

  • For cooking potato microwave oven can be used.
  • Prick potato and micro high for 5 minutes
  • Adding salt to onion at the time of frying fastens the process.


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