June 20, 2016

Mashed Potato Muffins / Savoury Muffins

Have leftover mashed potatoes and looking for an innovative recipe... then, bake these delicious and flavourful muffins to enjoy your breakfast with a cup of tea. More than a sweet muffins, I love baking savoury ones as it can be served for breakfast too. In this recipe, the mashed potatoes are mixed up with the dry and wet ingredients is further baked for about 25 - 30 minutes to get a delicious muffins. Tomato sauce or mayo goes well with these yummy muffins.

Ingredients :

3 Potatoes, Medium sized, Boiled 
1 1/2 Cups All purpose flour / Maida
2 Tsp Baking powder 
1 Egg
3/4 Cup Milk
1/4 Cup Olive oil 
1/4 Cup Butter, melted 
1 Tbsp Cheddar cheese powder
1 Tsp Dried Basil 
1 Tsp Dried Oregano
1 Tsp Red chilli flakes  
Salt to taste 

Method :

Mash the boiled potatoes without any lumps. ( The texture of it should look creamy ).

Add egg to the mashed potato and mix well.

Now add the measured cup of milk followed by oil and butter.

Mix well and keep aside.

Sieve the all purpose flour and baking powder together and add it to the potato - egg mixture.

Add the seasonings ( basil, oregano, red chilli flakes and salt ) followed by cheese powder and fold well to get a batter consistency.

Line the muffin cups in a muffin tray and fill it with 3/4th of batter.

Bake it for 25 - 30 mins at 180 degree C in a pre heated oven.

Bake till the top of the muffins turns into light brown colour.

Once done, remove from the oven and cool the muffins in a cooling tray.


Serving Options :

Serve with Tomato sauce or Mayo.


  1. i too tried this one years ago but with some more indian seasonings.this looks so yumm