How to make Chokha - Bihari delight made from either potatoes or brinjals and served with littis.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Mustard Oil (सरसों का तेल)

Cuisine : Bihari

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Chokha Recipe Card


Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


For more recipes related to Chokha checkout Batata Song , Aloo Matar, Achari Aloo, Baby Potatoes In Spicy Yogurt Gravy . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Tender Jackfruit Curry, Dahiwale Babycorn and Mushroom, Paneer Nazakat, Andhra Brinjal Pachadi.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chokha Recipe

  • Potatoes boiled and mashed 5-6 medium

  • Mustard Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Coriander seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Dried red chillies 2

  • Onions chopped 3 medium

  • Garlic crushed 3-4 cloves

  • Green chillies chopped 3-4

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Dry mango powder (amchur) 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat mustard oil in a pan. Crush the coriander seeds in a mortar with a pestle.

Step 2

Cut the red chillies into small pieces. When the oil begins to smoke, add the red chillies and onions and sauté for three to four minutes

Step 3

Add garlic and continue to sauté.

Step 4

Add green chillies, crushed coriander seeds, coriander powder and cumin powder and stir.

Step 5

Add potatoes and mix.

Step 6

Add amchur and salt and mix well.

Step 7

Serve hot with littis.