Shredded Potatoes with Mushroom Sauce

I had eaten this dish during one of my usual food tasting trips with my friends and ever since I got hooked to it . Easy to make and tasty to eat. Enjoy ~ Kamakshi

Prep Time : 15 mins                                Cook time : 20 mins
Serves : 4-6


For the Shredded Patotoes

  • 1/2 kg small potatoes , peeled and steamed until barely cooked (not soft)
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp coarsely ground pepper
  • Salt

For the Mushroom Sauce

  • 2 tsp. butter
  • 2 tbsp fresh cream
  • 4 shallots or 1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • 100 gms button mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tsp flour (maida)
  • 2 tbsp red wine (optional)
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley (optional)
  • salt, pepper


For the Shredded Potatoes :

  1. Grate the potatoes coarsely. Heat the butter with the oil in a large heavy frying pan  over moderate heat. When the butter melts and the foam subsides, place the grated potatoes in the pan and spread it out.
  2. Season with salt and pepper. Cover the pan and lower the heat and cook for 8-10 minutes . Turn the potatoes and cook till they are slightly brown.

For Mushroom Sauce:

  1. Heat butter and oil in pan. Add finely chopped shallots and sliced mushrooms,Sauté slowly for 5 mins till the water dries off. Stir in flour and saute for 4-5 mins over low flame till the flour becomes light brown.
  2. Add the tomato paste and crumbled stock cube.Gradually add 2 cups of water, stir constantly until mixture boils and thickens.
  3. Season with salt and pepper and add cream .
  4. Add red wine and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Sprinkle chopped parsley on top.

To Serve : 

  1. Serve the shredded potatoes topped with the Mushroom sauce and fresh green salad.