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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.