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Kanan Budhiraja Jan 20 2015

Potato dishes from around the world.

Kanika Nevatia Jan 20 2015
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Check out these 12 potato dishes and discover the diversity of your favourite carb! From a snack to a main course, all of these foods would be incomplete without a few delicious potatoes.

Potatoes (by UnitedSoybeanBoard)

Indian Dishes

These dishes and snacks are and will always be a favourite with Indians.

Aloo Chaat

Cubes of potato, fried crispy to perfection, topped with spices and a combination of coriander and tamarind chutney for that extra sweet and sour kick--that is what goes into a lip-smacking serving of aloo chaat. This snack is best enjoyed in the streets of Chandni Chowk in New Delhi.

Aloo Chaat (by Palak)

Aloo Pyaz ki Kachori

A delicacy that originates in the state of Rajasthan, this mouthwatering treat consists of a crispy flour exterior stuffed with a spicy mix of potatoes and onion. It is often served with a variety of chutneys and makes for a delicious snack. When in Jaipur make sure you try some at the famous Lakshmi Misthan Bhandar.

Kachori (by Biswarup Ganguly)

Vada Pav

The famous Maharashtrian delicacy, vada pav, consists of a hearty potato fritter, sandwiched between a fresh bun with some spicy masala. Available all over the city of Mumbai, this snack is best enjoyed from a street side vendor. This is such a delicious treat that you simply can’t stop at one portion.

Vada Pav (by Deepeshmd)

Aloo ki Tikki or Ragda Pattice

A portion of aloo tikki consists of a large and crispy potato cutlet or croquette often stuffed with lentils fried to perfection and served with dollops of coriander as well as tamarind chutney and yogurt. This north Indian combination is sure to cause an explosion in your mouth. in Maharashtra this cutlet is often served with a chickpea curry known as ragda. Available at Cream Centre, a Bambaiya plate of ragda pattice is a must try!

Ragda (from the official website of Cream Centre) Aloo Tikki (by Palak)


No matter where you’ve grown up in India, the one snack that has to be famous in your school or college canteen is the all Indian samosa. A crispy exterior, stuffed with a spicy mix of potatoes and peas, served with some chutney or ketchup, there is no way you’ve never tried one! They say that separating a samosa from aloo (potato) is simply impossible.

Samosas (by Kalyan Kanuri)

Aloo Paratha

Of all the potato dishes famous in India, this is probably the top favourite. The ideal lazy Sunday breakfast, there is nothing like some sizzling hot aloo parathas (flat bread stuffed with potatoes) to make your weekend all the more pleasant. Best served with dollops of butter, a tangy pickle and some yogurt, this is a complete treat for the taste buds. Try some at the famous Sukhdev Dhaba in Murthal near Delhi.

Aloo Parathas (by Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay)

International Dishes

There are many dishes served round the world where the potato is an integral part.


Often eaten as a pasta substitute, gnocchi is essentially a dumpling made of potatoes along with other ingredients such as semolina and eggs. Tossed in various sauces and served piping hot, this Italian potato dish is one that you must try. Step into the Sunday brunch at Mynt, located in Taj West End Bangalore and feast on a portion of gnocchi cooked to perfection.

Gnochhi (by Levoqd)


This is not a dish for the calorie conscious. A rosti is a potato cake made of grated potatoes fried in oodles of butter and served with a liberal helping of cheese. The rosti originated in Switzerland. Now consumed all over the world, this delicacy is often served with vegetables and various sauces. Whether you have a portion for breakfast or dinner, you are sure to please your taste buds. Try some with asparagus, mushrooms and sour cream at On the Waterfront at The Lodhi hotel in Delhi.

Rosti (by Claudia_midori)

French Fries

Crunchy French fries are a treat impossible for you to have not tried. These crispy fried potato fingers are often referred to by different names in different countries. They are called patat in Netherlands, which are cut much thicker than the normal French fries and topped with a nice dollop of mayonnaise. Available at most fast food joints in India, you could try some variations at any Johnny Rockets outlet.

French Fries (by kgberlin)

Hash Browns

Forming an essential part of a proper British or American breakfast, the origin of the hash brown is often debated. Generally prepared by frying shredded, riced or julienned potatoes formed into patties, these make for a scrumptious combination alongside some eggs, toast and baked beans. If you are craving some hash browns, step into the Sunday brunch at Tiara Restaurant & Bar at Meluha The Fern in Mumbai.

Hash Brown (by emleung)

Jacket Potato

If you are a potato fan, you simply must try a jacket potato. This is essentially a large baked potato that is nicely seasoned and topped with a wide array of toppings. A very popular British preparation, they are most commonly topped with heaps of cheddar cheese along with some piping hot baked beans. You can try this delicacy at an outlet of Potato Lovers UnLtd in Gurgaon.

Jacket Potato (from the official website of Potato Lovers UnLtd)

Mashed Potatoes

A favourite side dish in most of the western world, the creamier the mash, the yummier it is! Said to have been introduced in Europe during the 1700s, this delicacy is prepared by mashing boiled potatoes with butter, oil, milk and cream. People generally use waxy potatoes for preparing this dish. Try the Sunday brunch at The Market-- The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore and feast on some melt-in-your-mouth mash.

Mashed Potatoes (by Jon Sullivan)

These are just some of the well known potato dishes from India and abroad. Tell us about your favourite potato preparations by leaving a comment and adding to the list. Bon Apetit!
All dishes are mouth watering
trying to make Hash Browns with my gf :-)
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