How to make Aloo Ke Masaledar Lachche -

Deep fried potato matchsticks tossed in powdered masala.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Potato (आलू), Chaat masala (चाट मसाला)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Aloo Ke Masaledar Lachche

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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 : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Aloo Ke Masaledar Lachche Recipe

  • Potato 8 large

  • Chaat masala

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dry mango powder (amchur) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Peel the potatoes, wash and cut into fine matchsticks or grate. Soak in cold water for at least one hour, changing the water twice. Drain and pat dry on a towel.

Step 2

Heat the oil in a kadai over moderate heat. Add a handful of potato matchsticks at a time and fry, stirring continuously to keep them separate.

Step 3

Drain when they are pale golden and spread on an absorbent paper to remove excess oil. Mix together salt, red chilli powder, cumin powder, dry mango powder and chaat masala.

Step 4

Sprinkle this masala mixture over the fried potatoes while they are still hot. Serve like that or cool and store in an airtight container. It will keep for a week.

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