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Tan and Aloo Kangmet (Manipuri Cuisine)

Kanwaljeet Chhabra
10 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Tan and Aloo Kangmet (Manipuri Cuisine) RECIPE

Tan and Aloo Kangmet is a Manipuri delicacy. Both of these dishes are very yummy in taste, Tan is basically like a Puri and Alu dish, while Kangmet is an Aloo bhaji dish.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Festive
  • Assam and North East
  • Frying
  • Main Dish
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. For the Tan:
  2. Maida/Flour 1 cup
  3. Salt as per taste
  4. Water as required
  5. Oil for frying
  6. For Alu Kengamat-
  7. Mashed potatoes 2 nos
  8. Salt as per taste
  9. Dry red chillies 3 nos
  10. Mustard oil 1 tsp


  1. To prepare the tan, take the maida in a bowl, add salt into it and mix well. Now make a dough with water. Knead it like a soft dough.
  2. Heat oil in a kadhai.
  3. Divide the dough into equal size balls. Roll each ball like a puri with the help of a rolling pin.
  4. Once the oil is hot, fry these puris/tan from both the sides. The Tan is ready.
  5. For the aloo kangmet, take a pan and add 1 tsp of mustard oil. Once the oil is hot, add the dry red chillies and saute it for 2 minutes. Then remove and grind this coarsely.
  6. In the same pan, add mustard oil to heat, then add the coarse red chilli and salt as per taste.
  7. Now add the boiled and mashed potatoes. Mix all ingredients well together. The Alu Kangmet is ready.
  8. Serve this delicious dish!

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Manju suthar
Manju suthar   Oct-13-2016

very delicious :yum:

Anushree Ghosh
Anushree Ghosh   May-09-2016

I am trying this recipe for sure. It looks great

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