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Aloo ka chokha isspiced mashed potatoes dish from the Bihari cusine.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Bihari, Indian
Servings 3
Calories 68 kcal


  • 2 medium potatoes or 160 grams of potatoes
  • ⅓ 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 Shahi Pariwar mustard oil
  • ½ teaspoon lemon juice
  • salt as required


  • 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.