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8 INTERESTING THINGS THAT YOU DO NOT KNOW ABOUT LEFTOVER MASHED POTATOES: A MUST-READ FOR FOODIES WHO LOVE MASHED POTATO

Are you searching for some quick, easy, and unique recipes from leftover mashed potatoes? Want something special about mashed potatoes? If yes, then this blog post is going to be very helpful and informative for you.

You will find 8 unique leftover mashed potato snacks, MASHED POTATOES FOR WEIGHT LOSS, soup, Multipurpose mashed potato mixture for fried items, sauce to serve with mashed potato, and last but not least, 4 unique ways to make your fried items extra crispy.

How mashed potatoes are made?

.Basically, mashed potatoes are boiled, mashed with a masher or fork

. Season with some salt and black pepper. Add some milk, cream, or cream cheese.

Some people add milk, and some prefer to make creamy mashed potatoes. The choice is yours. You can do many variations of your choice, BE CREATIVE AND HAVE FUN!

AMERICAN STYLE

Mashed potatoes are the most popular food in America, especially in the south. Americans simply love mashed potatoes.

What to eat with mashed potatoes?

You can serve it with grilled meat, steak, or fried rice.

Gorden Ramsay styled mashed potatoes with steak.

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2 ASIAN STYLE

PAKISTAN

aloo bharta recipe

In Asia, mashed potatoes are called aloo Ka bhurta.

It’s a tasty recipe that tastes divine with green chutney, paratha, and pickle.

How to make aloo Bharta?

Step no 1 

Take 1 teaspoon cumin,4 whole red chilies,1 teaspoon coriander,

Roast them in a pan.

I prefer to roast cumin and coriander separately because the cumin will roast before coriander and burn if you roast them together. So better to roast separately. Let them cool.

Blend coarsely in a grinder.

Roast means to cook until aroma comes. It enhances the taste of your meal.

Take 1/2 kg potatoes.

Wash well and cook on low flame or until potatoes get tender

. It usually takes 15-20 minutes to boil potatoes perfectly.

Peel off potatoes carefully. 

Mash potatoes with a masher.

Step no 3 

Saute 1 small onion. Cook until it gets soft. Add 1 teaspoon cumin and 2 chop green chilies.

Saute for a few seconds 

 Add 1 chopped tomato, add  grinded spices, and salt 

Cook until tomatoes get soft. It would take 5 minutes to soften tomatoes.

Add mashed potatoes. cilantro, chopped green chilies.1/4 teaspoon allspice powder,

Mix, and here you go!

Enjoy Pakistani-style mashed potatoes with paratha.

INDIA

Aloo bharta is one of the most popular Indian potato dishes.

 It is also known as bharta aloo.

Indian STYLE BHARTA IS VERY CLOSE TO PAKISTANI STYLE. INDIANS USE asafoetida, ginger paste, green chilies, cumin, coriander powder, red chili powder, turmeric, and cilantro to make tempting aloo bharta.

I want to mention FAMOUS YOUTUBER CHEF NISHA MADHULIKA here.

She makes delicious food in a super-easy way. Must try her MASHED POTATO RECIPE.

BANGLADESH

It is known as aloo Ka bhurta.

Heat mustard oil, Saute onions.

Add dried red chili, salt to taste

Add boiled and mashed potatoes. Mix well

Garnish with some green chilies and cilantro.

Presentation

Enjoy with rice and lentils.

8 UNIQUE IDEAS TO USE LEFTOVER MASHED POTATOES

WHAT FOODS CAN YOU MAKE FROM MASHED POTATOES?

1 Whenever you make mashed potatoes, add one cheese slice per 1 cup of mashed potatoes. Or simply add 1 cheese slice per one potato. Let it melt, then stir well. It gives mashed potatoes a tempting flavor

2 MULTIPURPOSE MASHED POTATOES MIXTURE FOR APPETIZERS.

Can you fry mashed potatoes?

The first things that come to your mind whenever you have leftover mashed potatoes are fry mashed potatoes and enjoy with unique sauce (which I have shared below) and tea.

Now the question arises

How to make fried items from mashed potatoes.

It’s super easy to make mashed potato pancakes, potato smileys, potato cutlets, potato croquettes from a basic mashed potato mixture.

You add a few ingredients and give the desired shape, and fry. Is not sound interesting? Yeah, it would be more appealing for your children even picky eaters would also love to eat these appetizers.

Mashed potato dough for making fried items.

MASHED POTATOES

I took 2 cups of mashed potatoes,1/2 cup of fried and shredded bacon.

You can also go for ground beef or leftover rotisserie chicken. Options are unlimited. Use whatever you like.

Add two tablespoons heaped cornflour,1 cup shredded parmesan cheese, one egg,1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 /4 teaspoon, and 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt.

Mix well, and your dough is ready.

Make patties from this mixture.

I made mashed potato pancakes. You can make any of your favorite snacks by using the above potato mixture.

Heat oil. Add 1 tablespoon butter.

Add potato patties. Let it cook from 1 side and then flip carefully.MASHED POTATO PANCAKES ARE READY TO SERVE.

Fry until golden brown.

MASHED POTATO PANCAKES ARE READY TO SERVE.

HOW TO MAKE MASHED POTATO PANCAKE?

Serve immediately because cold pancakes do not taste as good as warm ones.

Notes.

1 If your potato mixture is runny, then add a little flour.

If it’s thick, then add milk to adjust the consistency.

 2 Use Shredded cheddar cheese because mozzarella cheese will melt during frying. It will make your mashed potato fried items soggy.

3 use boiled chicken if becan is not available. You can also skip meat if you are a vegetarian.

Belgian mashed potatoes

How to make potato smiley?

Use prepared potato mixture.

Grease your hands with oil. spread potato dough on the working surface.

Use a cookie cutter or lid of any sterilized jam bottle, and cut into a round shape.

Dissolve 2 tablespoons of cornflour in 1 tablespoon of water. Make a fine paste. Dip a straw into this mixture and make eyes,

Make a smile with a spoon.

Refrigerate for 20 minutes 

Coat into bread crumbs and deep fry until golden.

Chicken potato cutlets

Add 1/2 cup boiled chicken in potato mixture

The most common method is to make cutlets. Dip into egg and then roll into breadcrumbs and fry!

But Shushikitchentwists  is sharing some quick and unique coating methods for frying every type of fried items.

3 4 UNIQUE COATING METHODS

1 cornflour and egg white coating.

2 mayonnaise, cheese, and breadcrumbs coating

3 All-purpose flour and gram flour coating.

4 potato chips coating.

SEE ALL METHODS HERE BECAUSE I HAVE SHARED UNIQUE CRISPY COATING METHODS IN MY PREVIOUS BLOG POST

4 WHAT KIND OF SAUCE TO SERVE WITH MASHED POTATO/SNACKS?

MASHED POTATO APPETIZERS.

Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a pan. Add chopped onions.

Cook until onions get soft. Season with some salt and pepper.mix his cooked onion mixture and its leftover juice to sour cream.

Substitute of sour cream.

Just take 1 cup 200ml cream and add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. YOUR HOMEMADE SOUR CREAM IS READY!

5 MAKE DELICIOUS SOUP

You can make a super quick soup from leftover mashed potatoes. Heat 2 tablespoon oil or butter. Saute 1/2 teaspoon chopped garlic. Add 2 tablespoon chopped onions, cook until sliced onion gets soft and transparent. Season with some salt and black pepper. Add beacons and fry for a few seconds. Add this bacon and onion mixture, mashed potatoes, cheddar cheese, milk or cream,1/2 chicken stock cube in a blender. Add some water if your mixture is very thick and blend well. 

6 MAKE EASY PEASY PIZZA

You can use readymade pizza dough or make homemade pizza dough without yeast. Super easy to make. Even beginners can enjoy perfect pizza at home.

Grease the pizza pan with oil. Roll out pizza dough and bake for 9 minutes @500C.

Brush butter on baked crust.

Add some chopped garlic, chives, or parsley.

Sprinkle 4 tablespoons of shredded cheddar cheese. Add cheese generously because it provides a thick layer to hold the layer of mashed potatoes. I used cheddar cheese, but you can also use parmesan, mozzarella, or pizza cheese.

Spread a thick layer of leftover mashed potatoes. I added 1 cup of mashed potatoes. Sprinkle green onion.

Once again, cover with a rich layer of shredded cheddar cheese.

Topped with cooked and shredded bacon.

Season with some black pepper and oregano.

Bake for 12-13 minutes @495C

7 GARLIC SAUCE WITH MASHED POTATOES

Just boil and mash potatoes.

Add yogurt, mayonnaise, salt, black pepper, roasted garlic, and green chili paste and mix until all well combined.

It’s a delicious and super-easy way to enjoy mashed potatoes.

You can serve with rice, veggie pulao, and grilled meat.

See the complete recipe here.

QUICK AND EASY MASHED POTATO RECIPE.

8 MASHED POTATOES FOR WEIGHT LOSS

  Potatoes are a good source of carbohydrates, provide you with instant energy.use mashed potatoes for weight loss. Avoid junk food, drink more water, reduce sugar and bakery items. Walk regularly.

Boil potatoes for 10 minutes.

Mash with a fork, add cashews and oat milk. Add this healthy mashed potato recipe to your diet with grilled meat. Enjoy a healthy life.

I hope you enjoy reading and exploring interesting points about leftover mashed potato snacks.

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