How to make Potato Chips-Salli -

Crisp and delicious chips.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Alum (फिटकरी)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Potato Chips-Salli

Potato Chips-Salli 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Potato Chips-Salli Recipe

  • Potatoes 8 large

  • Alum

  • Alum 1 small

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Red chilli powder as required


Step 1

Peel potatoes. Use a potato slicer to make chips of half the potatoes. Cut the remaining half into different shapes like thick matchsticks. Heat sufficient water in a pan and put in the chips.

Step 2

Tie a piece of alum in a muslin cloth and rotate it in the boiling water for a minute. Remove the alum and add salt to the water.

Step 3

When the potatoes are half done drain the water and spread out on a cloth in the sun to dry. When dried, store in an airtight container to be fried when required.

Step 4

To fry, heat oil in a kadai and deep-fry the chips till crisp and light golden.

Step 5

Drain onto an absorbent paper and serve sprinkled with red chilli powder.

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