The most popular and tangy fast food which can be found in almost every Delhi street corner is it’s typical ALOO CHAT, This Aloo chat is not just a normal street food but a spicy combination of emotions of the people of Delhi which not just goes into their stomach to digest but reaches to their hearts and makes their taste buds feel much more happier.
Fun fact- This great fast food was originated from Delhi back in the Mughal era under the rule of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in his new capital (Delhi) and the newly formed city Shahjahanabad. It is undoubtedly an exotic heritage of historical India.
Moreover, Due to its popularity, Taste, and love for this fantastic form of spicy, delicious Art it has eventually spread in the whole Nation starting from Punjab, Haryana, Bengal (Aloo Kabli), to the southern part of the country.
Aloo chat can be prepared into various permutation & combinations starting from makes a heavy appetizer by using deep-fried potato, different spices, and chutney to a healthy meal by using baked or boiled potatoes and numerous fruits like pomegranate, etc.
Here Is Our Delicious Recipe Of Making A Street Style Aloo Chat!
It is much easy, tasty, and by using minimum ingredients to make it more pocket-friendly and healthy at the same time.
Dilli Wali Street Aloo Chaat Recipe
Prep Time: 5 Min, Cooking Time: 15, Serve:3
- cubed boiled potatoes x 6
- Tomato chopped,1bowl
- Onion chopped, 1bowl
- Bhujiya sev, namkeen, one bowl
- Red chili powder, one small bowl
- Tamarind, one small bowl
- Chaat masala, one small bowl
- Mint leaves
- Green chili chopped
- Coriander leaves
- Ketchup (optional)
- Cumin powder
- Salt (black or white)
- Raw mango power (1 tsp)
- Lemon juice (3 tsp)
Prep time: 5 min, Cooking time: 15, serve:3
STEP 1: Heat oil in a pan between medium to high till it boils.
Step 2: Add Cubed Boiled Potatoes once the oil is heated and shallow fry until light golden-brown color. Turn potatoes in between.
Tip- Take out potatoes on an oil absorbent paper or tissue paper to soak extra oil and fat.
Step 3: Take out fried potatoes in a large bowl, so you have enough space to mix all the mentioned ingredients which are mentioned above.
Add ½ tsp of jeera powder or cumin powder into the mixture of fried potato in the bowl.
Add ½ tsp of chat masala
Add Red chili powder, Black salt or white salt (optional).
Add Lemon Juice,
Add Roasted Cumin Powder,
Add Dry Mint Leaves,
Add Chopped Tomato & Chopped onion
Add tamarind powder into the bowl
Add Bhujiya Sev or Namkeen (As per the choice)
Add Chutney- Mint chutney or green chili chutney or
Add tamarind chutney (as per the choice)
Add Ketchup (Optional)
Mix all the ingredients very well; you can also add 1.5 tbsp of Cilantro chutney for extra flavors. Reduce Salt quantity if adding Cilantro Chutney
Garnish & Serving: Take a clean bowl or plate, transfer all the contents from of aloo chat to another bowl or plate, clean the edges of the plate or bowl to make it clean garnish it with chopped tomato and onion
Sprinkle namkeen or Bhujiya sev on the top with green chutney(optional), or pomegranates.
Enjoy The Evening With Aloo Chat & Your Loved Ones!
Enjoy this fantastic street food at home, office, school, etc. and share your stories of this small yet delicious dish.
Fun fact: China is the largest producer and exporter of potato.
Potato is considered as the eco-friendliest vegetable and can be used almost in every Indian cuisine in every dish.
In, Conclusion I would like to say that India is a reach country and uniquely crafted with its Unity in Diversity; it has almost 70% of the world spices due to which it makes it more viable and reach in our INDIAN CUISINE!