How to make Aloo Masala Chaat -

Boiled potatoes mixed with a cooked masala.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Cumin seeds (जीरा)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Aloo Masala Chaat

Aloo Masala Chaat 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 : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Aloo Masala Chaat Recipe

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and quartered 2-3 medium

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch

  • Green chillies finely chopped 1-2

  • Tomato finely chopped 1 medium

  • Lemon juice 2 teaspoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1½ tablespoons

  • Sev For topping


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds and sauté till they change colour.

Step 2

Add ginger and sauté for a minute. Add green chillies, mix and sauté for 30 seconds.

Step 3

Add tomato, mix and cook till it turns pulpy. Add lemon juice, chilli powder and salt, mix and sauté for a minute.

Step 4

Add ½ teaspoon cumin powder and ½ teaspoon coriander powder, mix and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 5

Take potatoes in a bowl. Add chaat masala, remaining coriander powder, remaining cumin powder and the cooked masala and mix well. Add 1 tablespoon coriander leaves and mix.

Step 6

Transfer the chaat on a serving plate. Top with sev and remaining coriander leaves and serve immediately.

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