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Alu Bharta



Alu Bharta is an Indian dish made with mashed potatoes. It is usually served as a side dish with roti or paratha. The potatoes are cooked until soft and then mashed with spices such as cumin, coriander, turmeric, and chili powder. The mashed potatoes are then cooked with onions, tomatoes, and other vegetables. The dish is usually garnished with fresh cilantro and served hot.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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2 tablespoons

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

fennel seeds

1 teaspoon

fenugreek seeds

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

large onion, finely chopped


large tomatoes, finely chopped


green chillies, finely chopped


cloves garlic, finely chopped


inch ginger, finely chopped


mashed potatoes

2 cups

Salt to taste

chopped coriander leaves

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.

Step 2:

Add cumin, mustard, fennel and fenugreek seeds and fry for a few seconds.

Step 3:

Add turmeric, red chilli, coriander and garam masala powders and fry for a few seconds.

Step 4:

Add onion, tomatoes, green chillies, garlic and ginger and fry for a few minutes.

Step 5:

Add mashed potatoes and mix well.

Step 6:

Add salt to taste and mix well.

Step 7:

Cook for a few minutes until the potatoes are cooked through.

Step 8:

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 12509 users have chowed down on Alu Bharta a whopping 27350 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Kolkata, Lucknow, Delhi, Indore, Bengaluru are the top 5 cities gobbling up Alu Bharta like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Alu Bharta, our users are head over heels in june, but the interest cools down in december.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Alu Bharta is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of 20-25 BMI also on board.

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