Mashed Potato


Potato (yukon gold, russet etc) – 2 medium, peeled and cut into large cubes

Butter – 3 – 4 tsp

Heavy cream – 1/4 – 1/3 cup

Garlic powder – 1 pinch (optional)

Salt and pepper – To taste


Peel and cut the potatoes into large cubes. Boil water in a saucepan. Cook the potato cubes for around 15 minutes till tender (do not overcook). Drain well. Transfer to the same saucepan. Mash using a potato masher. Add salt, butter , garlic powder (optional) and cream. Continue to mash till it gets a smooth, creamy consistency. Add more cream or milk, if required. Add pepper powder and salt, if required. Serve warm with steak/grilled chicken.

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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