Potato Chaat

4 Jun

Alu Chaat.

Alu chaat is quick and easy chaat made with boiled potato. Poha mixture is layered on the sliced potato along with spicy onion mixture.
Makes: around 3 Servings of Potato Chaat.


Baby Potato 3
Thin Poha 1 Cup
Onion 1 Small
Roasted Peanuts 15 app.
Red Chile Powder 1/2 tsp
Whole Red Chile 1 small
Cinnamon 1/4 inch stick
Clove 1/2
Coriander Seeds 1 tsp
Cilantro few sprigs
Salt to taste
Lemon Juice 1 tbsp
Oil 1 tsp

Method of preparation:

Grind red chile, cinnamon, clove, coriander seeds into fine powder using a spice blender.
Bring to boil few cups of water, add baby potatoes and salt.
Boil till potatoes are just soft and remove from heat.
Cool them to room temperature and peel the potatoes.
Slice the potatoes into thick slices.
Mix masala powder and salt and rub on each side of the potato slice.

Peel and finely chop the onion.
Clean, remove hard stems and finely chop cilantro.
Mix together chopped onion, roasted peanuts, red chile powder, salt, cilantro.

Heat a flat pan on medium heat, add poha.
Fry till poha is crisp. Make sure poha doesn’t change color.
Remove from heat, add oil in the same pan while its still hot, add red chile powder and salt.
Immediately add the poha to the oil and toss well to coat the poha with red chile powder.

On a serving plate, arrange the potato slices.
Layer each potato slice with poha mixture.
And then just before serving, layer with onion mixture and lemon juice.
Serve potato chaat immediately.
Notes: Make sure potatoes are not overcooked.

Suggestions: Adjust the spice with red chile powder. Add chopped green chiles for more spice.
Variations: Check out the previously posted recipes of various chaat here.
Other Names: Potato Chaat, Alu Chaat, Aloo Chaat.


17 Responses to “Potato Chaat”

  1. Hari Chandana June 5, 2010 at 9:09 am #

    Wow.. Beautiful picture.. looks awesome .. will try this weekend.. Thank you.. 🙂

  2. Raji June 5, 2010 at 12:53 pm #

    @Hari Chandana give it a try. its awesome

  3. Upendra June 5, 2010 at 8:50 pm #

    Dear Rajiji
    It seems to be very tasty and only few things require.
    Inside from Bombay going train and subtrain they are selling roasted peanuts with onions, slat, red chillies powder and lemon juice.
    We will try with boiled potato.

  4. kalpana June 6, 2010 at 2:51 am #

    looks yummy.If we add chat masala and sev it will taste good

  5. SNEHA June 7, 2010 at 6:32 am #


  6. ritu June 9, 2010 at 3:57 am #

    nice recipe …..i like potato chaat..yum

  7. swathi July 23, 2010 at 2:39 am #

    mmmmmmmmmmm…… picture seems tasty if’ll try really good

  8. keerthi January 2, 2011 at 11:53 pm #

    hmmm by seeing d pic itself,feelng like 2 taste it…vll try it ..

  9. priya April 24, 2011 at 5:15 am #

    its seems to be very tasty;nutritious for whole family.

  10. madhumita May 22, 2011 at 8:35 am #

    nice pic nd nice recipe.i ll try

  11. piyu June 11, 2011 at 7:44 am #

    wow! yummy will surely try…

  12. piyu June 11, 2011 at 7:46 am #

    wow ! yummy will surely try..

  13. babita July 21, 2011 at 6:58 am #

    wo…………………..w YAMMY! I will try this at home today.

  14. Ankii September 15, 2011 at 9:30 pm #

    Looking so delecious and mouth watering !!!
    Will definitely try 🙂

  15. varsha September 24, 2012 at 10:38 pm #

    this is very nice. pictr also nice. i’ll try it.

  16. varsha September 24, 2012 at 10:40 pm #

    this is very nice. i’ll try it definitly.

  17. varsha September 24, 2012 at 10:43 pm #

    it’s very nice.

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