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How to prepare aloo chop recipe

Aloo Chop Recipe is a very popular fast food recipe specially in Odisha and West Bengal. As we know aloo (potato) is the most common vegetable in India.  We can make so many recipes using potato. So aloo chop is a very simple and common recipe in India. Let’s know how to prepare aloo chop in a very simple way.


For Batter

  • 1 cup Gram flour(Besan)
  • Baking powder(1/2 tsp)
  • Salt to taste
  • Chili powder (1/2 tsp)
  • Turmeric powder(1/2tsp)

For Aloo Masala

  • 4 medium size potatoes
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 green chillies finely chopped
  • 2 tsp Ginger & Garlic paste
  • Chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying

Method of Preparation

  • Pressure cooks the potatoes, peel the skin and mash the potatoes by adding salt and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard and cumin seeds and wait till it crackles.
  • Then add chopped onions, chopped green chillies and saute nicely till it turns golden. Then add ginger garlic paste and cook for 1 or 2 minutes.
  • Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and mashed potatoes and cook well for 2 minutes. Then add chopped coriander leaves and cook for another minute.
  • Divide the masala potatoes into equal size balls.
  • Make a smooth batter with gram flour, baking powder, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt.
  • Heat oil in a deep pan, when oil gets hot, deep each ball in batter and deep fry till it turns golden brown in colour.
  • Now your Aloo Chop is ready. Serve hot with tomato ketchup/tamarind chutney.