Aloo Chop

4 from 1 vote

A very popular street food of Kolkata. Aloo Chop is the most common telebhaja of the Bengalis. A very simple and easy to make snack recipe.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 3


  • Potatoes 2 large
  • Ginger garlic paste 2 tsp coarsely grounded
  • Green chilly 2 chopped
  • Cumin Powder ½ Tsp
  • Coriander powder ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Oil for Deep frying
  • Salt
  • For Batter:
  • Besan /Gram flour ½ cup
  • Rice flour 1 tbsp
  • Chilli powder ½ tsp
  • Water as required
  • Salt
  • Baking soda ¼ tsp


  • Peel the potatoes and pressure cook for 2 whistles. Once pressure releases drain off the water and mash the potatoes. Set aside.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil and add the ginger garlic, green chillies and fry for a min.
  • Add turmeric powder, cumin and coriander powder and mix well.
  • Add the mashed potato, salt and mix thoroughly. Set aside.
  • Take the batter ingredients and make a smooth batter without any lumps by adding water little by little at a time. Make sure that the batter is not thin.
  • Make small balls from the potato mixture and flatten the balls using your palms.
  • Heat oil for Deep frying. Take each flatten potato mixture, dip in batter and deep fry till golden which will take around 5-10 mins.
  • Drain in absorbent paper/towel and serve with any chutney of your choice or serve as it is with hot cup of tea.

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Akum Raj Jamir
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A foodie and a passionate cook. Loves everything about food. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and develop new recipes.

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