Aloo Kabli/Aloo Chaat/Hot ‘n’ tangy potatoes with bhaja masala ( dry roasted spices)|| lip smacking snacks

Aloo Kabli/Aloo Chaat/Hot ‘n’ tangy potatoes is a famous street food of Kolkata.

No school is there in Kolkata,where you will not find these small mobile vans,where the vendor is always ready to sell fresh aloo Kabli/aloo chaat.

The smell hits you when,the vendor (Kaku) squeezes fresh lemon juice on the spices boiled potatoes. Its my all time favorite and whenever I feel nostalgic and want to enjoy the fond memories of childhood…I make some of these.

Let’s make Aloo Kabli/Aloo Chaat/ Hot’n’tangy potatoes πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡

Type- Snacks, Appetizer

Preparation time- 15-20 minutes

Cooking time- Actually mixing time 6-8 minutes


  • 3-4 boiled potatoes cut into small slices
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp black salt (adjust accordingly)
  • Juice of 1/2 a lime
  • Tamarind pulp 4-5 tbs mixed with 2-3 tbs water
  • And the most vital spice ‘bhaja masala’ roasted and grind spices- 1 tbs coriander seeds,1tbs cumin seeds,4-5 whole red chillies
  • 1/2 cup chopped coriander or cilantro
  • 3-4 green chillies chopped (adjust accordingly)


  • Dry roast the spices for 4-5 minutes and allow it to cool and then grind it
  • In a bowl add the potato slices
  • Add the chopped onion, chopped tomatoes,chopped cucumber
  • Add salt and black salt
  • Add the tamarind
  • Add 2-3 tbs bhaja masala / roasted and grind spices
  • Add chopped green chillies
  • Add chopped coriander/cilantro
  • Mix them up until everything is coated with the spices and the tamarind pulp
  • Always remember the Aloo kabli/aloo Chaat/hot and tangy potatoes must not be dry,it must be smothered with the tamarind pulp with the spices

We’ve added a step by step video of the recipe πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡

We’ve also added the recipe for bhaja masala/dry roast and grind spices πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡

Hope you like the recipe 😊

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