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Aloo Tokri chaat or Potato Basket Chaat is powerhouse of flavors in which you get many flavors, textures and tastes. Basket chaat is also known as tokri chaat or katori chaat.
You can prepare small or medium sized baskets from grated potatoes which as per your requirements or suitability. To make this chaat, you have to fill the basket with boiled potatoes, chickpeas, boondi, sev, anar ke dane, chutneys, curd, bhallas, papri like raj kachori. You can found this chaat item at every chaat house in Delhi.
Aloo tokri chaat is very famous chaat recipe in North Indian especially in Delhi. To prepare aloo laccha tokri chaat you have to grate the potatoes in to large quantity after that wash and drain them with water properly. Mix with salt and turmeric powder. Fry the lacchas in oil using tea strainer in basket form.
You can store the aloo baskets in air tight container for more than one week for further use. You can change the filling as per your taste or preference. Even you can add chickpeas curry also with chutneys and topping of pomegranate, sev and boondi.
Aloo Tokri Chaat | Potato Basket Chaat
Aloo tokri chaat is very famous chaat recipe in North Indian especially in Delhi, in which basket made by grated potatoes and filled up with chutneys, yogurts, spices and bhalla and papris.
For Potato Basket
- 2 Large Potatoes, Peeled
- 1/2 Tsp. Salt
- 1/2 Tsp. Turmeric Powder
- Oil for Deep Frying
- Few Bhallas Chopped
- Few Papris Chopped
- 1/4 Cup Boiled Potatoes Chopped
- 1/2 Cup Boiled Chickpeas
- 2 Tbsps. Boondi
- 2 Tbsps Pomegranate Arils
- Coriander Leaves Chopped
- Green Coriander Chutney
- Meethi Chutney
- Yogurt Whisked
- Salt to taste
- Black Pepper Powder to taste
- Chaat Masala
- Roasted Cumin Powder
How to Prepare Potato Baskets
Wash the potatoes and peel off the skin, grate the potatoes thickly.
Keep the grated potatoes soaked in cold water for 10-15 minutes. Drain the water from the grated potatoes completely and dry the potato using an absorbent kitchen towel.
Add salt and turmeric powder and mix well. Take a tea strainer and place a portion of potatoes evenly covering the base and sides of strainer completely.
Now take a second tea strainer which will be a size smaller and place it on top of the grated potatoes inside the first one.
Heat the oil in kadai, when hot enough. Add the strainer completely immersing it into the oil. Deep fry till the potato basket turns golden brown.
Remove the top strainer carefully and keep it aside. Invert the strainer with basket and giving it a very light tap, gently unmold the basket from the tea strainer. Use the same process to make remaining baskets.
How to Assemble Aloo Tokri Chaat
In a plate, place the Aloo Basket, Add roughly chopped bhallas, papris, Potatoes, chickpeas. Add meethi chutney, green chutney and yogurt.
Now add spices, pomegranate, sev, boondi and coriander till the basket is almost filled up. Serve Immediately.
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19 thoughts on “Aloo Tokri Chaat | Potato Basket Chaat | Aloo Lacchaa Chaat”
That is such a sinful basket of sweet and tangy goodies. Love it. I think I shall try baking the baskets instead to mek it a guilt free treat.
Thanks Harini.. Yes baking version also healthy.
Aloo tokri chaat looks so delicious and mouthwatering. Lovely start Preeti and looking forward to seeing the other recipes in the series.
Thanks sapna 🙂
Wow, those aloo tokri look so cute and addictive. Love that delicious filling too. Looking forward to all your delicious creations this month Preeti.
wow such a delicious chaat and wonderful way to start the marathon preeti 🙂 looks fabulous !! Those tokris are perfectly made and they are tempting me !!.. Looking forward to your selection of recipes for this series ..
Tokri chat is one of the best chats of Delhi and I am drooling over these little beauties early morning . I had this planned for my K as Katori Chat but some how did something else . The spicy tangy flavors are very inviting . Great start !
The aloo tokri chat looks too good and I am so tempted to grab some right now. It’s been ages since I have had some authentic indian street food. Can’t wait to make a trip to North India to taste some. Looking forward to the rest of your street foods.
Come and I will join you in your tasting session for delhi street food…
Beautifully made Preeti. Somehow I have never tried these tokri chat, but the fillings you have listed sounds amazing. Looking forward to your A-Z series.
Love the sweet and spicy filling with the edible mini potato baskets. Looking forward to your recipes this month.
Awesome Preeti and the baskets look so cute and yumm.. Perfect start . Looking forward for the other recipes too!!
Very interesting Chaat Preeti. I will try making this after this chaat after the mega BM. I am looking forward to all your posts in this series!
Superb pick Preeti for this Mega BM, I would love to have this right away..can’t wait to read what all you pick for this theme!
Wow, aloo tokri chaat looks amazing and this chaat tempts me a lot. Whatelse we need to have with our cup of coffee with those fabulous edible basket. SImply loved it. Am curious now to see whatelse you are going to post next.
Wow, cute looking chaat. Love that basket potato !!! Very inviting & delicious chaat recipe !!! Great way to start off this Mega BM!!!
Wow preeti, looks sinful, wish i could grab few baskets from your click!! That is a nice trick to fry the baskets!! will remember this when i make such dishes!!
Chaats are my weakness, and I am already drooling and imagining your other recipes. Great recipe to begin with between the same pinch for “Aloo.” I posted aloo Frankie today. Yayyy for potatoes.
Preeti my mother in law use to make these tokris. I don’t have the patience to make it but you make the recipe sound so simple. Love your idea of adding haldi to make the tokris look beautifully yellow.