aloo chokha

Aloo chokha recipe with step by step photos – spiced mashed potatoes from the Bihari cusine. Gluten-free and vegan.

Aloo chokha is one of the side dishes that is served with Litti chokha. I am sharing the accompaniments or sides served with litti and have already shared Tomato chokha And Baingan chokha.

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aloo chokha recipe

The recipe is again very easy to prepare. One of the ingredient that is the highlight of this recipe is mustard oil, which gives the chokha a slight pungent flavor. So do not skip it.

You can serve aloo chokha with litti chokha or can even serve it as a side dish with any North Indian meal.

How to make aloo chokha

1. First boil or steam 2 medium potatoes (160 grams) till they are thoroughly cooked. Allow them to become warm. You can steam them in a pan or electric rice cooker or pressure cook them in 1.25 to 1.5 cups water for 5 to 6 whistles.

aloo for aloo chokha recipe

2. When the potatoes become warm, peel and mash them.

aloo for aloo chokha recipe

3. Add ⅓ cup chopped onion, ½ teaspoon chopped green chilies, 2 to 3 teaspoons chopped coriander leaves and ½ teaspoon finely chopped garlic.

onions for aloo chokha recipe

4. Now add ½ teaspoon mustard oil and ½ teaspoon lemon juice.

making aloo chokha recipe

5. Mix very well. Check the taste and add more salt, lemon juice or green chilies if required.

making aloo chokha recipe

6. Serve aloo chokha with litti chokha or as a side dish with any North Indian meal.

aloo chokha
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Aloo Chokha

5 from 2 votes
Aloo ka chokha is spiced mashed potatoes dish from the Bihari cusine.
aloo chokha recipe
Author:Dassana Amit
Prep Time:5 mins
Cook Time:15 mins
Total Time:20 mins
Course:side dish
Cuisine:bihari
Servings (change the number to scale):2 to 3
(1 CUP = 250 ML)

Ingredients

  • 2 medium potatoes or 160 grams of potatoes
  • cup chopped onion or 1 medium onion - chopped or 50 grams onion
  • ½ teaspoon chopped green chilies
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons chopped coriander leaves (cilantro leaves)
  • ½ teaspoon finely chopped garlic
  • ½ teaspoon mustard oil
  • ½ teaspoon lemon juice
  • salt as required

Instructions

  • First boil or steam 2 medium potatoes (160 grams) till they are thoroughly cooked. Allow them to become warm. You can steam them in a pan or electric rice cooker or pressure cook them in 1.25 to 1.5 cups water for 5 to 6 whistles.
  • When the potatoes become warm, peel and mash them.
  • Add 1/3 cup chopped onion, 1/2 teaspoon chopped green chilies, 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped garlic, 2 teaspoon chopped coriander leaves, 1/2 teaspoon mustard oil and 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice.
  • Mix very well. Check the taste and add more salt, lemon juice or green chilies if required.
  • Serve aloo chokha with litti chokha or as a side dish with any north indian meal.

Nutrition Info (approximate values)

Nutrition Facts
Aloo Chokha
Amount Per Serving
Calories 68 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Sodium 17mg1%
Potassium 366mg10%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin C 11.5mg14%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 2.6mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Dassana Amit

Dassana Amitnamaste and welcome to vegrecipesofindia.com which i started in feb 2009 and is a pure vegetarian blog. i have been passionate about cooking from childhood and began to cook from the age of 10. later having enrolled in a home science degree greatly enhanced my cooking & baking skills and took it to a different level which i now share as foolproof recipes. i was formally trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.

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12 comments/reviews

  1. Hi Amit
    Thanks a lot for this wonderful authentic recipe. I prepared it and it was delicious. Made me nostalgic as we use to prepare it at our hostel in Patna.
    Thanks again.5 stars

    • Welcome K S JAMWAL. Glad to know this.

  2. Very wonderful recipe. I’ve tried it loved the taste alot. Its delicious.

    Just one small correction. You forgot to add coriander leaves as ingredient listed on aloo chokka. Please take note.

    Thank you sharing this recipe.5 stars

    • Welcome Ros. Nice to know that you liked the recipe. I have added the coriander leaves in the recipe. Thanks for pointing this out.

  3. we have this as a side dish with dal-rice or khichdi…& we called this “alu seddho makha”…

    • thanks for sharing this info debarati 🙂

  4. ok thanks.☺.If you are posting the baked version of this dish ,please do suggest alternate method also.☺Thanks in advance.

    • welcome yashwin. sure will add the alternative version too.

  5. Thanks.For the first time I came to know about these littis.I should try this littis.Why there is no recipe of litti in your blog still.PleaSe can you post it soon.

    • welcome yashwin. i will add the recipe in a few days. its a long method, so will take time in posting the recipe.

  6. Very nice.Quick & easy recipe.
    Can you tell me what is that brown thing kept in the bowl.

    • thanks. they are littis. these are similar to the battis from rajasthan, just the stuffing is different.