1 kg potatoes peeled (PURPLE CONGO long oval potato ,retain it's colour when cooked , KING EDWARD an English variety floury potato ,creamy with white flesh ,DESIREE, waxy, oval , pink skin with creamy yellow flesh. NICOLA, yellow flesh with creamy skin. TASMANIAN pink eye (Southern Gold) round, waxy creamy skin with a mauve blush at one end. These are just a few examples that make very good and smooth mashed potatoes)
300gm chickpeas soaked, skin removed or dhal /lima beans
1/2 tsp of mixed herbs )__if desired chop fresh herbs
1/2 tsp of thyme )
100gm soy butter
100gm soy cheese
350ml soy milk
salt and pepper to taste
Boil peel potatoes with chickpeas or any desired lentils until soft,( about 40 minutes), drain water and keep aside, mash together cooked potatoes and chickpea , mixed herbs, soy butter,soy milk , mix well and add pepper and salt.
* Water drained from the boiled potatoes cans make a nice and delicious mushroom soup, just prepare the mushroom soup as you usually do but add the potatoes water and soy milk.