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Authentic Aloo Chaat Recipe

The following Aloo Chaat recipe is courtesy of our blog contributor Ritu.  What an awesome recipe to start the year with!

Aloo chaat is an authentic Indian street food. It comes from the northern part of India. Or I can specifically say from the capital city of India that is ‘Delhi’. It is also famous by the name of ‘Delhi chaat’.

It is prepared with fried potatoes and has beautiful flavours of Indian spices. It is little spicy, tangy and crispy. It is a simple and filling snack which can be eaten as a side or a stand alone dish.

Deep fried potatoes are tossed with onion, tomato, green chilli’s and lemon juice. Addition of spices of India gives it an authentic Indian flavour and makes it irresistible.

Recipe of Aloo Chaat

Chutneys of India are famous and are part of most of the Indian street food. Tamarind and mint chutney gives it a tangy and sweet flavour too.

To  make it crunchier we have added pomegranate seeds in it for garnishing. It tastes best when served hot.

You can give lots of variations to this chaat. You can add boiled chickpeas in it. You can add or subtract spices from it. You can even add fruits in it to make it a healthy breakfast option. If you are not fond of fried food, you can even bake these potatoes and make Aloo Chaat.

In India, people prepare it on Navaratas during the fasting. They make it without onion or garlic.Whilst fasting, people can eat potatoes, and use rock salt, fruits and lemon juice. Those are the ingredients they use to make this special chat and it tastes yummy.

It can be prepared in a jiffy, when you have to go out and want to make breakfast which is filling and delicious, you can prepare this in no time.

The best part about this is that it can be prepared with the minimum ingredients available. Most of the ingredients we have used are available in everybody’s kitchen so you don’t have to do any extra preparation for it.

Aloo Chaat Recipe

You can prepare the sauces (chutneys) well in advance and can store it in your refrigerator. You can add those chutneys in other dishes you prepare too. These chutneys are a great accompaniment to bread sandwiches and other snacks too. These homemade chutneys can be stored for quiet some time. You can even mix the spices and store it for later use in a jar or a container.

Whenever you want to prepare chaat, you have to fry potatoes and add already prepared chutneys and spices and add onion, tomatoes and lime juice and serve.

It is a best snack for parties too. If you have some guest at home, you can prepare this delicious snack in no time and they will enjoy the flavors and irresistible Aloo Chaat.

Authentic Aloo Chaat Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4

Authentic Aloo Chaat Recipe


  • 4 Potatoes
  • 2 chopped tomatoes
  • 2 chopped onions
  • 2 chopped green chillies
  • 2 tablespoon tamarind chutney
  • 2 tablespoon mint chutney
  • Salt according to taste
  • 2 teaspoon chaat masala
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 lemon (according to taste)
  • Oil
  • Pomegranate for garnishing


Peel potatoes and cut into small cubes

Place oil in a pan for deep frying and heat it

Fry potatoes on low flame, until they turn golden brown and are cooked

Drain and place them on tissue paper or on an oil absorbent paper

Take a mixing bowl, add fried potatoes, onion, tomato, green chillies in it and mix well.

Add tamarind and mint chutney

Add chaat masala, pepper, salt and lemon juice in it

Toss well and garnish with pomegranate seeds

Serve immediately

Recipe of Aloo Chaat

Can you say no to this irresistible Indian snack?? 

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6 Responses to Authentic Aloo Chaat Recipe

  1. Candice January 17, 2015 at 5:04 pm #

    Looks tasty! Thank-you for linking up to Bloggers Brags Pinterest Party. Just letting you know that I pinned this post!

    • Catherine Holt January 18, 2015 at 8:45 pm #

      Thanks Candice. It is certainly a dish to get the appetite going 🙂

  2. Cheryl Kirkness January 19, 2015 at 9:38 am #

    I haven’t heard of this before! Sounds good! Thank you for linking up to Party Time and we hope to see you again next week!

    • Catherine Holt January 19, 2015 at 2:54 pm #

      Neither had I Cheryl until Ritu brought it to us. Sounds awesome though doesn’t it 🙂

  3. Creatively Homespun May 19, 2015 at 2:46 am #

    Hey girl!!! Thanks for linking up to Creative K Kid’s Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party. I’ve pinned your post to the Tasty Tuesday’s Pinterest board!!! Have a great week!!

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