Whipped Potatoes

A classic holiday dish gets new flavor from the nutty richness of ghee, or clarified butter, an Ayurvedic staple.
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Whipped Potatoes

A classic holiday dish gets new flavor from the nutty richness of ghee, or clarified butter, an Ayurvedic staple. This mild dairy-based dish is best for balancing out pitta types. Vatas and kaphas can enjoy in moderation.

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 3⁄4 cup whole milk 1⁄4 cup ghee
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1⁄2 tsp black pepper

Preparation

Heat a large stockpot filled halfway with salted water over high heat. Add potatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer until fork-tender, 15 minutes. Drain and set aside in a bowl.

In the same pot over low heat, combine remaining ingredients. Bring to a simmer and immediately remove from heat. Add potatoes and mash until almost smooth, but still slightly chunky.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 8
  • Calories: 122
  • Carbohydrate Content: 11 g
  • Fat Content: 8 g
  • Fiber Content: 1 g
  • Protein Content: 2 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 5 g