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Aloo Choka - Mashed potatoes

Aloo Chokha

Aloo chokha - mashed potatoes with Indian spices
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2
Author Sravanthi


  • 250 gms potatoes
  • cup finely chopped onion (1 medium sized)
  • 3 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 green chili (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp black pepper powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder (roasted jeera powder)
  • 1 tsp ghee or oil
  • Salt to taste


  • Peel and cut potatoes into equal sized cubes.
  • Take potato pieces into a cooking bowl and add water so that they just submerge. Alternatively, you can steam or pressure cook the potatoes.
  • Finely chop onion, green chili and coriander leaves.
  • Once potatoes are cooked completely, mash them with potato masher or fork.
  • Now add all ingredients (chopped onion, green chili, coriander leaves, black pepper powder, roasted cumin powder, salt, lemon juice, ghee) and mix everything well.
  • Serve Aloo chokha hot or cold. Traditionally it is eaten with Litti.


Adjust green chili, pepper powder, lime juice and salt according to your preference.