Nutritional value A raw potato is 79% water, 17% carbohydrates (88% is starch), 2% protein, and contains negligible fat. In a 100-gram portion, raw potato provides 77 kilocalories of food energy and is a rich source of vitamin B6 and vitamin C.
Culinary uses In India potato is a very popular traditional staple. In India the most popular dishes are aloo ki sabzi, dum aloo. Potatoes can also be used as a stuffing to make batata vada, aloo samosa, aloo paratha etc. In the southern part of India masala dosa and poori with mashed potato curry are very famous.