How to make Batata Chewda -

Deep fried potato juliennes tossed with cashewnuts and raisins.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Roasted Peanuts (भुनी हुई मूंगफली)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Batata Chewda

Batata Chewda 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 : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Batata Chewda Recipe

  • Potatoes grated peeled and soaked 6-7 medium

  • Roasted Peanuts 1 tbsp + to deep fry

  • Whole dry red chilli chopped 5

  • Black raisins 2 tablespoons

  • Roasted peanuts de-skinned 1/3 cup

  • Cashewnuts roasted 1/3 cup

  • Powdered sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Cumin powder 2 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat one tablespoon of oil in a kadai and fry the chilli pieces. Drain and keep aside. In the same oil fry the raisins, drain and keep aside. Heat sufficient oil in the kadai. Drain water and pat dry the grated potato by rolling between folds of a dry cloth.

Step 2

Deep-fry the grated potatoes on low heat, till they become crisp. Remove and drain onto an absorbent paper.

Step 3

In a bowl mix the fried grated potatoes, roasted peanuts, cashewnuts, black raisins, red chillies, powdered sugar, salt and cumin powder. Let cool completely and serve or store in an airtight tin.

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