How to make Chilli Chana Aloo -

This tangy preparation will satiate even the most discerning palate

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Red chilli saucew, Red chilli powder (लाल मिर्च पावडर )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Paneer Methi Bhurjee Continental Vegetable Garlic Tendli Coconut Cream Spinach

Chilli Chana Aloo

Chilli Chana Aloo Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 7-8 hour

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chilli Chana Aloo Recipe

  • Red chilli saucew 3 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Schezwan sauce 2 tbsps + to garnish

  • Brown Bengal grams (kala chana) , soaked overnight and boiled 1 cup

  • Potatoes (aloo) , boiled and peeled 2 medium

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic , finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger , finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Onion , finely chopped 1 medium

  • Soy sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Vinegar 1 tablespoon

  • Spring onion greens , roughly chopped 2 tbsps + to garnish

  • Fried noodles to garnish


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds, garlic and ginger, mix well and sauté for 2 minutes. Add onions, mix and sauté till translucent.

Step 2

Cut potatoes into small cubes, add and cook for 1-2 minutes.

Step 3

Add red chilli sauce, soy sauce, vinegar, red chilli powder, Schezwan sauce and brown Bengal gram, mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes.

Step 4

Add spring onion greens and toss.

Step 5

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with spring onion greens, Schezwan sauce and fried noodles 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 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.