Sunday, 19 May 2013

Aloo chat recipe |Aloo Anardana salad Chaat Dilli Style



Aloo Chaat (Hindi: 'आलू चाट') is the name of a street food item made in North India. It is prepared by frying Potatoes in oil and adding spices and chutney.

It is a snack which can be served as a potato salad or a light meal.It is made from boiled and fried cubed potatoes served with chat masala. It is a versatile dish that is prepared in many different ways by different


people in different regions across the country. The word “Aloo” means potatoes in Hindi and the word “Chaat” is derived from Hindi word Chatna which means tasting. Thus, Aloo Chaat means a savory potato snack. It is also spelled as Alu Chaat.


Normally we are used to eating various chaat dishes like bhel puri ,panipuri,ragda patties,dahi  batata shev puri or shev poori

Try this different and easy alu chaat which can be made in a jiffy


 



 


 

It is sold by vendors all over the streets of India, and has only recently made an appearance in the West.


Ingredients:

Boiled Potatoes,cubed 1/2 inch - 2
Lemon juice  3 teaspoons
  Salt  to taste
  Oil  to deep fry
 Onion ,chopped  1 large
  Chaat masala  2 teaspoon
  Red chilli powder  2 teaspoon
 Cumin powder 1 teaspoon
 Green chillies,chopped  2
 sev  4 tbsp
 green chutney 4 tsp (optional)
 sweet chutney 2 tbsp (optional)
 coriander-cumin seeds (dhania-jeera) 2 tbsp
roasted peanuts - 1/4 cup

raw green mango - 1/4 cup chopped
Anardana (pomegranate pearls /dalimba dane) - 1/4 cup
Fresh coriander leaves,chopped  3 tablespoons




 Method

1.Heat sufficient oil in a kadai till medium hot. Add potato pieces and deep fry till crisp and golden. Drain and place on an absorbent paper. ( i had shallow fried potato)



2. Transfer the potatoes into a big bowl.
3. Add onions, salt, chaat masala, red chilli powder, cumin powder, green chilies, roasted peanuts ,and other ingredients .add sweet tamarind chutney & green chutney.



4. mix half  coriander leaves ,half sev and the remaining lemon juice

5. To serve transfer the mixture into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander leaves ,half sev ,pomegranate pearls 



6.serve immediately.


 

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