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Easy Aloo Chaat - delhi style served on a plate with sev on the side

Easy Aloo Chaat - Delhi Style

This addictive Indian street food snack is a must make because the flavors of aloo chaat are unbeatable! 
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Course: Snacks & Appetizers
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Aloo Chaat, chaat, street style
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 Portions
Calories: 351kcal
Author: Preeti Gupta

Ingredients

  • 4 Potatoes boiled and peeled (medium )
  • 3-4 tablespoon Ghee for shallow frying
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Cumin powder roasted
  • 1 teaspoon Chaat masala
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder or paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dry mango powder / amchur
  • 1/2 teaspoon Rock salt kala namak
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons Sweet tamarind chutney
  • 1 Onion sliced (small)
  • Coriander a few leaves
  • 1/4 cup Nylon sev optional

Instructions

  • Slice the potatoes, or cut them in half lengthwise.
  • Heat ghee in a skillet or tawa. Place the potatoes on the skillet (make sure they are not overlapping/ fry them in batches if required) and let them fry on low heat, turning once or twice, till golden brown and crisp on both sides.
  • Transfer the fried potatoes to a bowl and sprinkle all the masalas and salts on top and toss to mix. Add the lemon juice and toss again. Taste to check seasoning and add more chili powder or salt as required.
  • Arrange them on a serving platter or large plate and drizzle with tamarind chutney, sliced onions, coriander and nylon sev.

Notes

Aloo Chaat Variations:
  • Boiled peas can also be added with potatoes to make aloo matar ki chaat. 
  • Add boiled chickpeas or drizzle with yogurt
  • Pomegranate seeds also add a hint of sweetness and crunch
Substitutes:
  • Chaat Masala is a key ingredient here as its a mix of different spices and cannot be substituted in the recipe
  • Amchur or raw mango powder can be skipped if you don't have access to it
  • Here's a great recipe for tamarind chutney if you'd like to make your own or you can use store bought
 

Nutrition

Calories: 351kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 652mg | Potassium: 1010mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 148IU | Vitamin C: 45mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 3mg