How to make Chatpate Aloo -

Potatoes cooked in a chatpata style

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Baby potatoes (बेबी आलू), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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For more recipes related to Chatpate Aloo checkout Achari Aloo, Baby Potatoes In Spicy Yogurt Gravy, Chutneywale Aloo, Aloo Pyaaz Tamatar . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Corn Methi Malai Hyderabadi Style Tindas Potato Bhaji Soya Chutneywala

Chatpate Aloo

Chatpate Aloo Recipe Card


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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Chatpate Aloo Recipe

  • Baby potatoes peeled 600 grams

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns 2 teaspoon

  • Tomato ketchup 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh mint leaves 1/4 cup


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep fry the potatoes till golden.

Step 2

Heat 2 tbsps oil in a non stick kadai and add mustard seeds.

Step 3

When they splutter add cumin seeds and sauté till they change colour.

Step 4

Drain the potatoes and add to this kadai.

Step 5

Add salt, peppercorns, tomato ketchup and mix well. Add mint leaves and mix.

Step 6

Cover and cook on low heat for 10 minutes. 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 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.