How to make Spicy Aloo Crispies -

Oblong gujiyas stuffed with spicy potato mixture and baked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Refined flour (maida) (मैदा)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Spicy Aloo Crispies

Spicy Aloo Crispies 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 : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Spicy Aloo Crispies Recipe

  • Potatoes boiled and peeled 2 medium

  • Refined flour (maida) dough as required

  • Green chillies 2

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon + as required

  • Cumin seeds 2 teaspoons

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Corn kernels tinned ½ cup

  • Turmeric powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder ¾ teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Dried mango powder ½ teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice for sealing and brushing


Step 1

Roughly chop green chillies. Cut potatoes into small cubes.

Step 2

Heat 1 tablespoon ghee in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds and sauté. Add garlic and sauté for 10 seconds.

Step 3

Add green chillies and mix. Add corn kernels and toss. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and garam masala powder and mix well. Sauté for a minute.

Step 4

Add potato and toss to mix. Add salt and toss well. Add dried mango powder and mix well. Cook for a minute.

Step 5

Add coriander leaves and mix well. Switch off heat. Let the mixture cool.

Step 6

Preheat oven at 180ºC.

Step 7

Divide the dough into equal medium sized portions. Roll each portion into an oblong and apply some ghee in the centre. Place a portion of potato mixture in the centre. Apply lemon juice on edges, fold over and seal the edges. Pinch and twist the edged to get a pattern.

Step 8

Place these crispies on a baking tray. Place the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 10-15 minutes or till the crust is golden.

Step 9

Serve hot.

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