Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potato or potatoes is a dish prepared by boiling potatoes and mashing them. Garlic, bay leaf, fried onions , nutmeg or any other spice can be added according to your taste. Butter, vegetable oil or cream can be added to bring more flavor to the dish.

Mashed potatoes is a very popular dish prepared during Thanksgiving and Christmas in USA. This recipes goes to the 3rd day of Blogging Marathon, week 4 under the theme " Thanksgiving Meals". Here are the ingredients and procedure......


Golden potatoes 6
Garlic cloves 2
Heavy cream 1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Ground black pepper to taste
Unsalted butter 2 spoons
Chopped chives / cilantro to garnish


Wash, peel and cut potatoes into cubes.
Presser cook for 3 whistles. 
Drain the water and let sit for 5 minutes.
Meanwhile heat a non stick pan  and  add butter.
Add minced garlic and saute for few seconds and add heavy  cream.
Cook for 2-3 minutes and switch off flame.  
In a bowl mash the potatoes with a fork or masher ( do not blend)
Add it to cream and garlic mixture.
Also add salt and pepper to taste.
Mix well and garnish with chopped chives or cilantro.

Check to see what my fellow bloggers are cooking for Blogging Marathon 82.


Pavani said...

Classic potato salad. Looks creamy and delicious.

Harini R said...

My older m=one makes this at the drop of a hat. Addition of heavy cream makes it very rice and festive.

cookingwithsapana said...

So creamy and tasty looking mashed potatoes.

Sowmya :) said...

Such a beautiful dish....looks fabulous!

Priya Suresh said...

We just love this mashed potatoes, our family favourite, looks super tempting.

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said...

This is such an essential dish for Thanksgiving feast. looks really good.

Unknown said...

definitely a fabulous festive dish... looks yummy

Chef Mireille said...

wow 0 your version looks so nice and creamy

Priya Srinivasan - I Camp in My Kitchen said...

Creamy and good! looks perfect with all that garnish!

Jayashree said...

Looks creamy and delicious.