Potato Fritters

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Potato fritters or aloo ka cutlet is a very popular snack that is often served with tea. The recipe varies from region to region and here I am sharing the recipe of aloo ka cutlet the way we make at home. These potato fritters taste best when served hot with tomato ketchup.
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Served As: Snacks
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4


  • 4 Potatoes diced
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 10 to 12 leaves Curry finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • Oil for frying
  • Batter for the
  • 1/2 cup Gram flour
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida Powder
  • Pinch Soda
  • Water


  • Take potatoes in a pressure cooker. Add ¼ tsp salt and ½ cup water and pressure cook for 3 whistles. Allow the potatoes to cool down and partially mash them.
  • Heat oil in a non stick pan, add mustard seeds and allow them to sputter. Then add onions, curry leaves and sauté till the onions turn golden. Next add red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt. Now add the potatoes and mix well.
  • Finally add lemon juice, mix well and switch off the gas. Allow the potato mix to cool down completely.
  • Meanwhile take a bowl and add all the ingredients of the batter and mix well. Add water little by little. The batter must be thick so that it can cover the potatoes. Once the potato mix has cooled down, make small balls and keep ready.
  • Heat oil in a pan, and when oil is hot, dip the potato mix in the batter and deep fry till golden brown in colour. Transfer to a tissue paper and serve hot with ketchup or any chutney of your choice.
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Amina Khaleel
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