How to make Dilli Aloo Kachalu Chaat -

A famous chaat made of Aloo and Kachalu Dilli Style.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Sweet Potato (शक्करकंद)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Dilli Aloo Kachalu Chaat

Dilli Aloo Kachalu Chaat 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!


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Dilli Aloo Kachalu Chaat Recipe

  • Potatoes 1 inch pieces 2 large

  • Sweet Potato 1 inch pieces 1 large

  • Lemon juice 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Ginger cut into thin strips 1 inch piece

  • Oil to shallow fry

  • Sweet date and tamarind chutney 1 tablespoon

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Roasted cumin powder 2 teaspoons

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Fresh coriander leaves 3 tablespoons


Step 1

In a small bowl, add one teaspoon lemon juice and a pinch of salt to the ginger strips and keep in the refrigerator till use. Heat sufficient oil on a thick tawa till medium hot.

Step 2

Place the potato pieces and shallow-fry till crisp and golden. Drain and place on an absorbent paper. In the same oil add sweet potato pieces and shallow-fry till crisp and golden. Drain and place on an absorbent paper.

Step 3

Transfer the potatoes and sweet potatoes into a big bowl. Add salt, sweet date and tamarind chutney, chaat masala, red chilli powder, cumin powder, green chilies, coriander leaves and the remaining lemon juice and mix well.

Step 4

To serve transfer the mixture into a serving bowl, garnish with ginger strips and serve immediately.

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