Alu Chop | How to make Alu Chop

By Sulbha Bathwal  |  3rd May 2016  |  
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About Alu Chop Recipe

One of the most famous street food of Bengal is mostly eaten with moori and chai. I love the fried version but nowadays being health conscious I have started eating the appe pan version.

Alu Chop is a delicious and yummilicious dish which is one of the popular dish of West Bengal. Alu Chop is an easy yet mouthwatering recipe for you to enjoy. It is a great alternative when you want something really perfect to eat. Restaurant style Alu Chop is liked by everyone and is easily available at almost every restaurant. You can also call it as a quick and easy recipe which you can make at your home. The preparation time of this recipe is 20 minute and it takes 20 minute to cook it properly. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Alu Chop. It is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Alu Chop is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of health benefiting nutrients. It is a perfect dish to prepare for the beginners. Cooking Alu Chop is an art and while preparing this dish you can feel the aroma of this delicious Alu Chop. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this hotel style Alu Chop at your home.

Alu Chop

Ingredients to make Alu Chop

  • salt to taste
  • Chopped coriander leaves
  • Boiled and peeled potatoes 4
  • turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • oil for deep frying
  • oil for making the filling 1 tbsp
  • Rai 1/4 tsp
  • Crushed garlic 1/4 tsp
  • ginger grated 1/4 tsp
  • besan 4 tbsp
  • Rice flour 1 tbsp
  • hing a pinch
  • Kashmiri lal mirch 1/2 tsp
  • Pinch of baking powder
  • Crushed green chilli, according to taste

How to make Alu Chop

  1. Mash the peeled potatoes nicely.
  2. Meanwhile heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan. When oil heats add rai and hing, when it splutters add green chillies, ginger, garlic and saute.
  3. Then add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and mashed potatoes, salt and coriander leaves. Fry it nicely.
  4. Let the mixture cool. Till then make a batter of besan, rice flour, salt, red chili powder and baking powder by adding water. Now make small balls of the mixture dividing into equal parts. Meanwhlie heat oil for frying.
  5. Now dip the balls in the besan batter and drop in the hot oil and fry on a medium heat. Drain the excess oil in the kitchen towel.
  6. Serve it hot with moori, ketchup or green chutney.

My Tip:

The consistency of the batter should not be very runny. You can avoid garlic if you want.

Reviews for Alu Chop (2)

Sheeba Bedi4 years ago

I absolutely love alu chop and cant wait to try this!

Sulbha Bathwal4 years ago