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Papas En Chupe

Chupe de Papa (Colombian-Style Potatoes)

Erica Dinho
5 from 8 votes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 russet potatoes peeled
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • ¾ cup water
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon color
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella or queso blanco


  • Cut each potato into 4 portions, lengthwise.
  • Mix the milk with the water in a pot, add the cumin, salt, pepper and the color.
  • Add the potatoes and cook over medium heat for about 10 minutes, add the butter and continue cooking for about 5 minutes more or until tender, but firm.
  • Place the cooked potatoes in a serving dish with the sauce and sprinkle the grated cheese on top. You can place the potatoes under the broiler for a couple of minutes if you prefer the cheese to be melted. Serve immediately.
Keyword Chupe de papas, Colombian Food, potato recipes
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