Aloor Chop/Potato Fritters Bengali Style | How to make Aloor Chop/Potato Fritters Bengali Style

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By Sumitra Chowdhury
Created on 15th Feb 2016
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About Aloor Chop/Potato Fritters Bengali Style

Aloor Chop is a famous street food of Kolkatta. It is found in any Tele Bhaja shop (Shop which sales fried food) in any corner of the street. It is normally had in the evening with garam... garam.. Chai (hot... hot.... tea) and served with Muri (Puffed Rice). Aloor Chop or Potato Fritters is a Kolkata styled teatime snack. A lot of people of Kolkata have a culture of having Aloor Chop and moori in the evening along with their tea or coffee. Aloor chop is one of the most common fried snack there. This snack is preferred by the people of Kolkata as their evening munching snack. Aloor Chop is basically prepared by combining boiled potatoes with some flavorful spices, so as to give it a flavorful taste. The potato mixture is made into small balls on the palm and coated with the spiced besan paste. The fritter is then deep fried in boiling oil, which gives it a slight crunch. The moori which is served along the Aloor Chop just adds up its taste. The Aloor Chop is enjoyed with green mint chutney and tea or coffee.

Aloor Chop/Potato Fritters Bengali Style is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Aloor Chop/Potato Fritters Bengali Style by Sumitra Chowdhury has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 6 people. You can find Aloor Chop/Potato Fritters Bengali Style at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Aloor Chop/Potato Fritters Bengali Style takes 30 minutes for the preparation and 40 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Aloor Chop/Potato Fritters Bengali Style is a good option for you. The flavour of Aloor Chop/Potato Fritters Bengali Style is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Aloor Chop/Potato Fritters Bengali Style on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Aloor Chop/Potato Fritters Bengali Style recipe on the page below.

  • Prep Time30mins
  • Cook Time40mins
  • Serves6People
Aloor Chop/Potato Fritters Bengali Style

Ingredients to make Aloor Chop/Potato Fritters Bengali Style

  • For Stuffing:
  • 2 Pinch of Soda bicarbonate
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 cup Gram flour (Besan)
  • For the Batter and frying:
  • Few Coriander leaves chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 Pinches of Garam Masala
  • 1 tbsp Bhaja Masala
  • 1/4 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1 tsp Green chillies chopped
  • 2 large Potatoes boiled and mashed
  • Oil for frying
  • For the Bhaja Masala
  • Roasted Cumin seeds 2 tbsp
  • Roasted Coriander seeds 2 tbsp
  • 1 Red Dry Chilli

How to make Aloor Chop/Potato Fritters Bengali Style

  1. For the Stuffing: Mixed all the ingredients for stuffing together properly.
  2. Divide the mashed potatoes into equal proportions.
  3. Make balls of each portion and flatten it. Keep it aside while the batter is being made.
  4. For making the Bhaja Masala, take equal quantities of Cumin seeds and coriander seeds with a dry red chilli as per liking. Dry roast the seeds and grind with the chili and store in an air tight container.
  5. For the Batter and frying: Take a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients for the batter, except oil.
  6. Add water, little at a time to make a thick batter.
  7. Heat the oil in a wok.
  8. Take the potato chop one at a time, dip it into the batter. Add the chop into the hot oil and fry till golden brown in colour.
  9. Serve hot with Muri (Puffed Rice) and hot tea.

Reviews for Aloor Chop/Potato Fritters Bengali Style (4)

Junior Luigikida year ago
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Sumitra Chowdhury
3 months ago
Thank you so much.

Sumitra Chowdhury2 years ago
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Achla Gupta2 years ago
wow ...amazing recipe
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Sumitra Chowdhury
3 months ago
Thank you so much.

Shipra Saxena2 years ago
I love aloo chops! This recipe is amazing :D
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Sumitra Chowdhury
3 months ago
Thank you so much.