Well it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories. So here is the recipe:



  • Potatoes boiled and mashed 5-6 medium
  • Mustard Oil 2 tablespoons
  • Coriander seeds 1 teaspoon
  • Dried red chillies 2
  • Onions chopped 3 medium
  • Garlic crushed 3-4 cloves
  • Green chillies chopped 3-4
  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon
  • Dry mango powder (amchur) 1 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste


  1. Heat mustard oil in a pan. Crush the coriander seeds in a mortar with a pestle.
  2. Cut the red chillies into small pieces. When the oil begins to smoke, add the red chillies and onions and sauté for three to four minutes
  3. Add garlic and continue to sauté.
  4. Add green chillies, crushed coriander seeds, coriander powder and cumin powder and stir.
  5. Add potatoes and mix.
  6. Add amchur and salt and mix well.
  7. Serve hot with littis.

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