Difficulties Faced

• A significant quantity of potatoes is lost as waste (around 30 kg per week). • Apprehensiveness and a certain degree of non co-operation on the part of the shop-keeper resulted in limited information.

• Potato crisps made from potato peelings– the skin contains loads of fibre and it’s usually the tastiest bit of the potato too. or pare and scrape them. and cook until done. drain. Put into boiling water with sprigs of mint sufficient to flavour them well.Other Uses for Small-sized Potatoes/Potato Peels • Mint Potatoes Wash small potatoes and rub off the skins with a coarse towel. and serve with drawn butter. .

Other Uses for Small-sized Potatoes/Potato Peels (cont’d) • Mashed Potatoes. . • Compost/fertilizer. • Potato Bhaji Pakoda. • Roast potatoes with skins intact (high nutritional value).

drain and mash. . use mashed potatoes for filling • 1/3 cup grated onion • 1 egg. etc. While the crust is baking. Press the mixture into the pie plate and up the sides to form a crust. cook potatoes. Fill crust with mashed potatoes and sprinkle with beetroot.e. grated potato skins. butter. You can add your favourite mashed potato flavourings here i.Other Uses for Small-sized Potatoes/Potato Peels Potato Peel Pie Recipe Ingredients: • 2 cups raw. Bake crust for 20-25 minutes. Butter a small pie plate. onion and flour. onion. beaten • 3 Tbs flour • beetroot • sour cream (optional) • butter (optional) • garlic (optional) Directions • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. garlic. Mix grated potato peels with egg. salt. milk. Bake in oven at lower temperature of 375 for 10 minutes or until browned.

2010).Other Uses for Small-sized Potatoes/Potato Peels (cont’d) • Walkers. • Similar possibilities can be looked at in India as well. (October 11. a leading UK foods maker of potato chips and other snacks (owned by PepsiCo UK and Ireland) plans to use potato peels to make its snack bags environmentally friendly. .

. Immediate benefit of larger Trade Discounts.Measures for Improvement • Purchase potatoes in larger quantities (480kg instead of 160kg).

capable of carrying loads safely up to 300 kgs (including the rider). mobile charging slot. . • Detachable rear seat. 4 shock absorbers. large main stand meant for extra weight and riding comfort.Possibilities of Purchasing Own Vehicle • TVS Max4R is meant for use as a workhorse.

200. payable by affordable instalments.000 (approx). and the distance is 30km each way – 120 km per trip). 480 kgs can be transported at a cost of under Rs. • With the use of the bike. 38. . • Would save over Rs. to transport 160 kgs from the market. 150 (on-road mileage of the bike is above 60kmpl. it costs Rs.Advantage of Owning Own Vehicle • Presently. 550 per month on transportation charges alone. • Would require an investment of Rs.

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