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Aloo Bharta/ Potato Mash

Aloo Bharta is a simple yet flavoursome side dish from Oriya cuisine. It pairs well with hot steamed rice.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine oriya
Keyword aloo bharta, easy cooking, oriya cuisine, potato mash, side dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting time ( pressure release) 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 4 potato boiled
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seed
  • 3 dry red chilly broken
  • 1 onion
  • 1 green chilly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon mustard oil
  • salt to taste


  1. Pressure cook the potatoes.
  2. Cut the onion finely.
  3. Once the pressure releases, peel the potatoes and mash them.
  4. Take oil in a pan, add mustard seed, as they crackle put the onion and saute for sometime. Let it turn translucent.
  5. Put the red chilly and green chilly to it, stir, after a few seconds put the mashed potato and salt. Mix well.
  6. Serve hot aloo bharta with phulka or chapati.