- 4 medium potatoes – peeled
- 5 cloves garlic – chopped
- Salt to taste
- pepper to taste
- 3/4 cup milk
- 5 tbsp butter
For Indian style topping
- 1 tbsp butter
- 1 pinch hing ( asafoetida)
- 1/2 tbsp cumin seeds
- 1-2 green chillies (slit them in the middle)
Pierce the peeled potatoes all over with a knife and microwave on high power until tender, about 5 – 7 minutes. .Mash the potatoes using a fork. Set Aside
In a microwave safe bowl put the milk. Microwave on high until just simmering, about 45 seconds.
Add butter , garlic , salt , pepper & mashed potatoes to the bowl with milk. Continue mashing till the desired consistency is reached.
For The Tempering
In a microwave safe bowl , add butter , hing (Asafoetida) , green chillies, cumin seeds . Heat on High for 1 minute.
Add this tempering on the top of mashed potatoes, mix well.
Your tempered mashed potatoes are ready to eat.