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Aloo chop

Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee
20 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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This is one of the most famous street food, popular in kolkata. A lipsmacking snack made with a spicy potato filling, coated in besam batter and deep fried.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • West Bengal
  • Frying
  • Snacks
  • Gluten Free

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. For the stuffing :
  2. Mashed and boiled potatoes - 2
  3. Chopped garlic - 1 tsp
  4. Chopped ginger - 1 tsp
  5. Green chillies (chopped) - 1 tbsp
  6. Roasted cumin and coriander seeds powder - 2 tbsp
  7. Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  8. Salt
  9. Oil
  10. Outer coating :
  11. Besan - 1 cup
  12. Rice flour - 1/2 cup
  13. Salt
  14. Soda bi carbonate - 1/8 th tsp
  15. Chilly powder - 1/4 th tsp
  16. Oil (for frying)


  1. To make the filling, heat some oil in a pan, add chopped garlic, ginger and chillies. Once they smell, add turmeric powder and salt.
  2. Now add the mashed potatoes, give a good mix. Add the roasted cumin and coriander seeds powder.
  3. Cook until the masala is done and dry. Cool it.
  4. Mix the ingredients mentioned under "outer coating", and some water to make a smooth batter.
  5. Now heat ample amount of oil in a kadhai. Shape the potato fìlling into thin patties, dip them in the batter and deep fry them. Serve.

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Hema Mallik
Hema Mallik   Apr-10-2018

Perfect snack.

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