How to make Shakarkandi Chaat - SK Khazana -

Deep fried potatoes and sweet potatoes mixed with chaat ingredients - bliss

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Medium sweet potatoes (shakarkand), Large potato

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Shakarkandi Chaat - SK Khazana

Shakarkandi Chaat - SK Khazana Recipe Card

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Shakarkandi Chaat - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Medium sweet potatoes (shakarkand) peeled and cut into cubes 2

  • Large potato peeled and cut into cubes 1

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Sweet date-tamarind chutney 1 tablespoon

  • Green chutney 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Roasted cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 1-2

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 1 tablespo for garnish

  • Fresh pomegranate pearls for garnish

  • Ginger strips for garnish

Method

Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai, slide in the potato cubes and deep-fry till golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 2

Deep-fry sweet potato cubes in the same oil till golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 3

Put fried potatoes and sweet potato cubes in a bowl. Add date-tamarind chutney, green chutney and mix. Add chilli powder, chaat masala, cumin powder, green chillies, lemon juice and coriander leaves and mix well.

Step 4

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander leaves, pomegranate pearls and ginger strips and serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.