How to make Greek Skordalia - Boiled potato dip superbly flavoured with almonds and olive oil.

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Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : Greek

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Greek Skordalia

Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


For more recipes related to Greek Skordalia checkout Aloo Ka Achar, Batatyachi Chutney. You can also find more Pickles, Jams and Chutneys recipes like Gajar Gobhi Shalgam ka Achar, Methia Keri, Tomato Chutney, Aloo Bukhare (Plum) Ki Chutney.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Greek Skordalia Recipe

  • Potatoes 3 large

  • Salt to taste

  • Garlic cloves minced 5

  • Whole almonds blanched & peeled 3/4 cup

  • Extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1/4 tablespoons

  • Pita breads to serve


Step 1

Boil potatoes in salted water till soft. Drain, cool, peel and grate them into a bowl.

Step 2

Blend together garlic, almonds and oil into a fine paste. Add this to the grated potatoes and mix well.

Step 3

Add salt, lemon juice and crushed peppercorns and mix well. Add water if required to adjust the consistency.

Step 4

Serve with warm pita breads.