Gujarati Aloo Chiwda Recipe - A crunchy potato snack enhanced with nuts.

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Main Ingredients : Potatoes, Cashewnuts

Cuisine : Gujarati

Course : Snack

Gujarati Aloo Chiwda

Gujarati Aloo Chiwda Recipe - how to make Gujarati Aloo Chiwda


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • Potatoes grated5 medium

  • Cashewnuts broken1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Dry coconut (khopra) sliced1/2 cup

  • Green chillies seeded and chopped3-4

  • Curry leaves 10

  • Raisins 1/4 cup

  • Roasted cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 1 tablespoon

  • Powdered sugar 2 tablespoons

  • Rock salt (sendha namak) 1/4 teaspoon


Step 1

Soak grated potatoes in salted water for ten minutes. Drain and pat dry on a towel. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 2

Drop a handful of potatoes in hot oil and deep-fry till golden brown and crisp. Drain onto an absorbent paper. Deep-fry the remaining potatoes in the same way. Set aside to cool.

Step 3

Fry one after the other cashewnuts, coconut slices, green chillies and curry leaves till light brown and crisp. Drain onto an absorbent paper and set aside to cool.

Step 4

Combine all the fried ingredients in a big bowl. Add raisins, roasted cumin powder, garam masala powder, roasted fennel seeds, powdered sugar and rock salt. Mix well.

Step 5

When completely cooled, store in an airtight container.

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