3 Great Kenyan Recipes to Make with Potatoes

Everyone loves potatoes …. Okay, almost everyone. Have you ever looked at those Sonford and Sons joints and how full they usually are? There is evidence that people are in love with potatoes. 

If you are a potato fan , here are few recipes you could use at the comfort of your home:-

1.Potato samosas
  • Flour
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt
  • Water
  • Potatoes
  • 1 onion

  1. Peel the potatoes. Wash and cut them into pieces. Boil the potatoes in salty water.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan
  3. Fry the onion till it turns golden brown, add the potatoes and cook for three minutes
  4. Allow to cool
  5. Mix the flour, salt and water to form dough and let it set for 20 minutes
  6. Divide the dough into balls them roll out the balls till they are thin. Divide the rolled out dough into two and make a cone with each.
  7. Fill the cone with potato filling then seal completely.
  8. Deep fry your samosas till they are golden brown.
  9. Drain off excess oil
  10. Serve

2. Mashed potatoes
  • Potatoes
  • Milk (optional)
  • Margarine or butter
  • Salt
  • Water
  1. Peel the potatoes
  2. Boil the potatoes in salty water until tender
  3. In another pot, heat milk and margarine together, until the margarine dissolves.
  4. Put in your potatoes and allow to simmer for 5 minutes
  5. Reduce the heat and start mashing the potatoes.
  6. Add salt to your desired taste
  7. Serve

3. Fries
  • Potatoes
  • Salt

  1. Peel your potatoes and slice them into long rectangular shapes
  2. Preheat the frying pan and fry the fries
  3. Remove from heat, sprinkle salt and let the extra oil drain
  4. Serve and enjoy