Tried The Viral Crispy Smashed Potato? Here’s A Chatpata Desi Version You Must Try

Smashed Potato
by Suchismita Pal

What do you think is the most versatile vegetable in the world? It’s the humble potato, guys. They can go into literally any dish. Be it a simple aloo curry or French fries, every dish made out of potato is lip-smacking. And now a new potato recipe is taking over the Internet. Foodies are lovingly calling it ‘desi smashed potatoes’.

Smashed Potato Gets A Desi Version And We’re Delighted

Smashed potato is a famous English recipe and is super easy to make. And recently, popular chef Meghna gave an Indian twist to the dish by incorporating desi spices ( just the thought of ’em is making us drool). Ask about the best part, she shared the recipe in detail on her Instagram handle ‘meghnasfoodmagic’, so that you can make the dish at home to impress your families and guests. Also, it can be prepared in no time, so if you have sudden guests at your place, this can be the go-to recipe.

Also Read: 8 Fun Potato Recipes That Aloo Lovers Can’t Get Over

Here’s How To Make Chef-Style Desi Smashed Potatoes At Home

To prepare the dish, you need coriander, fenugreek seeds, fennel seeds, dry red chillies, cumin seeds and baby potatoes. You need the boil the potatoes in a pressure cooker and then make the dry masala using coriander, fenugreek seeds, fennel seeds, dry red chillies and cumin seeds. Then you simply need to shallow fry the smashed potatoes in butter, add salt and the dry masala. Once they turn crispy from both sides, your chef-style smashed potatoes are ready. You can top them up with some mayonnaise too.

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So, when are you making the dish at home?

Cover Image Courtesy: Screengrab from Instagram/meghnasfoodmagic

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