Potato is considered to be the storehouse of minerals, nutrition, energy and organic compounds. It is used for several purposes due to its crunch and flavor. It is widely used for baking, boiling and frying various food items such as dumplings, french fries, potato pancakes, etc. Regular consumption of this ensures sufficient amount of iron and water in the body of an individual. Potato is also used as a texture agent, adhesive, filler and binder in pharmaceutical, textile, paper and wood industries.