How to make Tandoori Aloo Boat -

Potatoes marinated in spicy yogurt, stuffed with corn and cheese and cooked in an air fryer.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Yogurt (दही)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Tandoori Aloo Boat

Tandoori Aloo Boat 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 Tandoori Aloo Boat Recipe

  • Potatoes parboiled with skin 2-3 large

  • Yogurt whisked 4 tablespoons

  • Dried red chilli-ginger-garlic paste 2-3 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 2-3 teaspoons

  • Processed cheese 150 grams

  • Cottage cheese (paneer) 150 grams

  • Corn kernels boiled 2-3 tablespoons

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander sprig for garnishing


Step 1

Halve potatoes and scoop out a little from the center of each half.

Step 2

Put yogurt and dried red chilli-ginger-garlic paste in a bowl and mix well. Add salt and lemon juice and mix again. Add scooped out potato halves and mix till they are well coated. Set aside to marinate for 10-12 minutes.

Step 3

Grate cheese into another bowl. Grate cottage cheese into the same bowl. Add corn kernels and chaat masala and mix well.

Step 4

Fill marinated potato halves with this mixture. Spread the remaining marinade over the stuffing.

Step 5

Place the stuffed potatoes in an air fryer and air cook at 180º C for 15 minutes.

Step 6

Arrange on a serving platter, garnish with a coriander sprig and serve hot.

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