Boil potatoes until fork tender. Cool slightly, peel & force through a coarse sieve to produce smooth mashed potatoes. Add almonds, bell pepper, jalapeno pepper, lime juice, cilantro & arrowroot.
Season with salt & pepper & mix well. Rub a film of oil on your hand. divide mixture into 8 portions & flatten into smooth patties, 1/2" thick.
Brush a seasoned skillet with a film of oil. Place over low heat & when hot, slip in the patties. Fry slowly for 10 to 15 minutes per side, or until a crisp crust forms.
CHUTNEY: In a food processor, process nuts until they are powdered. Add rest of ingredients & process until smooth & green. Serve patties over shredded lettuce with a bowl of chutney.