Dimer Chop

This Bengali speciality makes a great snack This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Dimer Chop

Main Ingredients Eggs, Medium potatoes
Cuisine Bengali
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Dimer Chop

  • 8 Eggs hard boiled and peeled
  • 4 Medium potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed
  • 1 tablespo to deep fry Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 Medium onion finely chopped
  • 1-2 Green chillies finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 3 Eggs beaten
  • for coating Dried breadcrumbs


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds and let them splutter.
  2. Add onion and green chillies, mix and sauté till onions turn translucent. Add chilli powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder and coriander powder, mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add some water and mix.
  3. Add potatoes and mix well. Add salt, mix and cook for a minute.
  4. Add coriander leaves and mix well. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  5. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  6. Divide the potato mixture into equal portions, wrap each portion around an egg and shape into oval shaped chops. Dip each chop in beaten eggs and coat in breadcrumbs.
  7. Deep-fry chops till golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  8. Halve and serve hot with tomato ketchup.