Aloo Chole Chaat

Recently I travelled to Switzerland for work. So like a globe trotter wannabe, I started with eating the local food. A week down I finally gave in and was already craving for Chaat !!! Yours truely went to Grocery store and Bought some good old canned Chole and Rajma with a few veggies and whipped up a quick Aloo Chole Chaat

    Aloo Chole Chaat

Indian Street Food - Aloo Chaat

Aloo Chole Chaat


Canned Chickpeas or chole – 1 can
tomatoes – 2 finely chopped
Onion – 1 finely chopped
finely chopped green chilli, Ginger Julienne
Some olive oil
Red chilli flakes
Black pepper powder
MTR Garam masala
One inch thick Slices of potato with skin – 5 usually it would be one medium sized potato
Most relevant here lemon juice – 2 tsps

For Chole

  • Heat olive oil in a pan
  • Put in half of julienned gingerand half of chopped green chillies. Fry for half minute
  • Add chopped onion and sauthe till golden pink
  • Add chopped tomato (leave some aside for garnishing) and sauthe till tomatoes become soft and are completely cooked
  • Add chilli flakes, paprika and salt to taste. cover for a minute
  • Add drained chicpeas from the can. Sit everything together. Cover for a minute
  • Uncover and add 150 ml of water. Bring this to boil covered till water comes to a rolling boil.Allow it to simmer for 2 minutes
  • Switch off the cook top and add Garam masala
  • Readying the potatoes:

  • Preheat the oven at 170 degree centigrade for 4 minutes
  • Season the Potato slices with olive oil ,salt and black pepper.
  • Oil the baking tray lightly and bake the seasoned potato slices for 8 mins at 130 degree centigrade then increase the oven temperature to 160 degree centigrade for 3 mins.
  • Finally Lets Assemble the dish:

  • Take a deep plate. Place Potato Slices in a single layer
  • Pour the Chole over Baked potato slices
  • Garnish with chopped tomatoes, onions and green chilli.
  • Sprinkle some lemon on top
  • Also sprinkle Salt, Garam masala and paprika
  • Dish is Ready to Serve

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