aloo chop recipe | alu chop recipe | bengali alur chop

aloo chop recipe | alu chop recipe | bengali alur chop with detailed photo and video recipe. a popular evening street snack from kolkatta made with mashed potatoes and besan coating. it is a deep fried snack and can be served along with any choice of spicy chutney or tomato ketchup sauces. in addition, these potato cutlets can also be served as patty and can be stuffed between sandwich, burgers or even kathi rolls.
aloo chop recipealoo chop recipe | alu chop recipe | bengali alur chop with step by step photo and video recipe. chop recipes are quite common in bengali cuisine and can be made with a combination of vegetables. it is generally served as an evening snack with a cup of tea or coffee. one such hugely popular street snack recipe is aloo chop or alur chop recipe made with mashed potatoes coated in a besan flour coating.

the recipe for aloo chop is very similar to the other potato-based snack recipes like aloo cutlet or aloo tikki recipe. in addition, it can also be termed as far cousin of aloo bonda or batata vada recipe made for vada pav. but there is the subtle difference which makes alu chop recipe unique and distinctive. the major difference lies within the potato stuffing which is spiced with ginger, chillies and even chopped onions. the next step is to shape the mashed potatoes like tikki or patties before deep frying them. these tikki’s are later dipped in a thin chickpea batter before deep frying them until crisp.

alu chop recipe

furthermore, i would like to add some easy and important tips and suggestions for a perfect aloo chop recipe. firstly, in this recipe, i have boiled the potatoes separately in a pressure cooker and used a grater to mash it. moreover, i ensured that there is very little moisture within the mashed potatoes. secondly, you can shape these alu chop as you wish too. i have shaped it similar to aloo tikki but you can shape it with shaper or cylindrical in shape. lastly, deep fry these cutlets in a low to medium flame till it is evenly cooked. in addition, you can add corn flour as an alternative to rice flour to make it even more crispy.

finally, i request you to visit my other evening snacks recipes collection with this post of aloo chop recipe. it mainly includes recipes like aloo tikki, dahi vada, paneer tikka, paneer cutlet, rava cutlet, corn cutlet, poha cutlet and veg shami kabab. in addition, do visit my other related recipes collection like,

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aloo chop recipe

aloo chop recipe | alu chop recipe | bengali alur chop

4.67 from 3 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 7 Servings
AUTHOR: Hebbars Kitchen
Course: Snack
Cuisine: bengali
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easy aloo chop recipe | alu chop recipe | bengali alur chop

Ingredients

for aloo masala:

  • 3 tsp oil
  • ½ onion, sliced
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp chaat masala
  • 3 potato, boiled & mashed
  • ½ tsp salt

for batter:

  • 1 cup besan / gram flour
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • ¼ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp  turmeric
  • ¼ tsp ajwain
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ cup water
  • oil for frying

Instructions

  • firstly, in a large kadai heat 3 tsp oil and saute ½ onion.
  • also, add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute until the onions turn golden brown.
  • now add ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp chilli powder, ¼ tsp coriander powder, ¼ tsp cumin powder and ½ tsp chaat masala. saute on low flame.
  • further, add 3 boiled and mashed potato and mix well.
  • take a small ball sized aloo mixture and flatten slightly.
  • dip in besan batter and coat uniformly.
  • deep fry in hot oil, stirring occasionally.
  • once the aloo chop turns golden brown drain off over kitchen paper.
  • finally, enjoy aloo chop with green chutney.

how to make alu chop with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a large kadai heat 3 tsp oil and saute ½ onion.
    aloo chop recipe
  2. also, add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute until the onions turn golden brown.
    aloo chop recipe
  3. now add ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp chilli powder, ¼ tsp coriander powder, ¼ tsp cumin powder and ½ tsp chaat masala. saute on low flame.
    aloo chop recipe
  4. further, add 3 boiled and mashed potato and mix well.
    aloo chop recipe
  5. mix well until the mixture is well combined.
    aloo chop recipe
  6. now in a large mixing bowl add 1 cup besan, 2 tbsp rice flour, ¼ tsp chilli powder, ¼ tsp turmeric, ¼ tsp ajwain, ½ tsp salt and ¼ tsp baking powder.
    alu chop recipe
  7. mix well making sure everything is combined well.
    alu chop recipe
  8. further, add water as required and mix using the whisk.
    alu chop recipe
  9. mix well until there are no lumps and the batter is thick flowing consistency.
    alu chop recipe
  10. take a small ball sized aloo mixture and flatten slightly.
    bengali alur chop
  11. dip in besan batter and coat uniformly.
    bengali alur chop
  12. deep fry in hot oil, stirring occasionally.
    bengali alur chop
  13. fry on both sides, keeping the flame on both.
    bengali alur chop
  14. once the aloo chop turns golden brown drain off over kitchen paper.
    bengali alur chop
  15. finally, enjoy aloo chop with green chutney.
    alu chop recipe

notes:

  • firstly, prepare the size and shape of your choice.
  • also, adding baking soda to besan batter makes the coating more fluffy.
  • additionally, make sure the besan batter is slightly thick.
  • finally, aloo chop recipe tastes great when onions are fried golden brown.
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