How to make Katori Chaat -

Delicious chole served in katoris made with potato shreds and deep fried to perfection

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Medium potatoes, Cornflour

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Katori Chaat

Katori Chaat Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Katori Chaat Recipe

  • Medium potatoes peeled 4

  • Cornflour 4 tablespoons

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Ready made pindi chole as required

  • Small onion finely chopped 1

  • Small tomato finely chopped 1

  • Yogurt as required

  • Sweet tamarind chutney as required

  • Green chutney as required

  • Chaat masala as required

  • Sev for garnish

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped to garnish


Step 1

Peel potatoes and thickly grate them into a bowl of water. Wash them well. Drain on absorbent paper, cover with another absorbent paper and pat them dry. Transfer them into a bowl, add cornflour and mix well.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Line tea strainer with some of this mixture, place another tea strainer over the potato and press it gently to get the shape of a katori. Lower this into the hot oil and deep-fry till half done. Remove the strainer on the top and lower the strainer with the potato into hot oil again and deep-fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper. Make more katoris with the remaining potato mixture.

Step 3

Place the katoris on a serving plate, fill them up with pindi chole, onion, tomato, and add a little yogurt, sweet tamarind chutney, green chutney, sprinkle some chaat masala, sev and coriander leaves and serve immediately.

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