Cooking one of the most common side dish can be a matter of fun
Mashed Potato is actually a side dish which is served along with vegetables. In India, mashed potatoes are commonly known as “chokha”. Mashed Potato is served differently in different parts of the country. For example, Litti Chokha is a prominent dish in Bihar which is incomplete with mashed potato. Also, Dal, Chawal and Chokha are mostly served at home as a meal. Well, this side dish is very famous because it’s not much hard to prepare and cook. Also, it is tasty and healthy.
The History of Mashed Potato:
There is no exact mention anywhere of how Mashed Potato originated. However, it is said that in 1771, a French man named Antoine Parmentier held a competition on ways to make potatoes where mashed potato was actually discovered. Another saying is that they were English people who discovered mashed potato long ago in the 1600s.
Well, keeping aside its origin, at least this is true that mashed potato has a huge global presence across the countries and it is also quite very famous in India too. So, let’s learn to cook mashed potato in a very easy way by just using 5 simple ingredients which are present at home all the time.
Preparation- 15 to 20 minutes
Cooking- 15 minutes
Serves- 3 to 4
Moreover, you can also add toppings extra Butter and more Parsley that will make mashed potato even more tasty and enjoyable. Also, make sure to use salt as per your taste because adding too much salt will make it salty and spoil your work.