How to make Aloo Cheela -

You can call these cheelas an Indian version of potato hash browns.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Fresh coriander leaves (ताज़ा हरा धनिया)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Aloo Cheela

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Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!

 

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Aloo Cheela Recipe

  • Potatoes peeled and grated 2 large

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 teaspoons

  • Green chilli chopped 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder ½ teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder ½ teaspoon

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 4 teaspoons

Method

Step 1

Pat dry the grated potatoes with a kitchen towel and put in a bowl.

Step 2

Add coriander leaves, green chilli, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and cornflour and mix well. Divide the mixture into four portions.

Step 3

Heat one teaspoon oil in a shallow non-stick pan, spread one portion of potato mixture on the pan thinly and cook, turning sides, till crisp. Similarly prepare more cheele with the remaining mixture.

Step 4

Put them on serving plates and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.