How to make Aloo aur Besan ke Cheele -

A great breakfast item – it can be enjoyed by old and young alike.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Gram flour (besan) (बेसन)

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Aloo aur Besan ke Cheele

Aloo aur Besan ke Cheele Recipe Card

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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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Aloo aur Besan ke Cheele Recipe

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and roughly chopped 2 medium

  • Gram flour (besan) 2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Oil for shallow frying

Method

Step 1

Grind together potatoes, gram flour, chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt with some water to make a thick batter.

Step 2

Transfer into a bowl, add cumin seeds and coriander leaves and mix well.

Step 3

Heat oil on a non-stick tawa. Put a ladle of prepared batter and spread into small discs. Shallow-fry, turning sides, till evenly golden from both sides.

Step 4

Serve hot.

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