Ten amazing recipes to make with leftover mashed potatoes the day after Thanksgiving. Delicious, quick, easy, vegetarian (and mostly vegan!) including some indulgent recipes to make the next day to use those leftover potatoes or sweet potatoes.
Sitting in India I can certainly not help you with traditional thanksgiving recipes, but I can definitely share with you delicious ways to use those festive leftovers in the form of mashed potatoes. Dont worry if your leftover mashed potatoes are spiced up or you made them with lots of garlic and herbs – that’s actually going to elevate the flavors even more! Lets get started with ten of my favorite recipes using mashed potatoes or mashed sweet potatoes, perfect for a vegetarian diet (and also vegan friendly in most cases.) To view the recipe, click on the name of the recipe or on the image.
Delicious, quick and incredibly easy veg potato nuggets or cutlets, mixed with veggies of your choice giving you the yummiest crispy vegan appetizer ever!
Soft and yummy spinach kebabs aka Hara Bhara Kebabs in India! Spiced up with simple flavours and made with spinach, peas and potatoes. Add some cheese in the middle for that melty yumminess or leave it behind to make them vegan. Perfect for snacking and a great addition to salads too.
Aaloo Tikki or Indian street food style potato cutlet/ croquettes/ patties cooked made with basic Indian spices – soft from the inside, crunchy from the outside and so delicious. Enjoy these with some homemade chutney made with cilantro (coriander)
Crunchy golden fried vegetarian (and vegan) sesame toasts made with a delicious and easy potato filling. So crispy and so easy to make.
Crunchy bite sized mini samosas filled with a delicious sweet potato and peas filling tossed in yummy simple Indian spices. Perfect crispy vegan appetizer recipe to snack on this festive season.
Soft and yummy beetroot kebabs (fritters) or tikki made with oven roasted beetroot, potatoes and simple Indian spices.
Delicious and yummy potato vadas dipped in besan (gram flour) served over soft buns with a spicy homemade dry garlic and peanut chutney. This maharashtrian street food snack is so easy to make and absolutely lip smacking!
Classic north Indian Malai Kofta recipe made with rich and creamy, tomato and onion based gravy (or curry). Serve with rice or roti/ naan for a delicious meal.
Crispy fried sabudana tikki (or vadas or fritters) – made with tapioca pearls and the most basic spices giving you yummy appetizer to snack on!
Corn kebabs or corn fritters aka makki k kebab made with simple ingredients: corn, carrots and potatoes. So simple and delicious. Packed with yummy flavors and perfect with some homemade dips.