Aloo Kabli | Street Food Of Bengal
< 30 min,  Bengali,  Snacks

Aloo Kabli | Street Food Of Bengal

Aloo Kabli, a classic Bengali aloo chaat, is a hot, spicy and tangy delicacy. This quick and easy street food is the perfect snack for all your kitty parties, birthday parties, pot luck etc. Follow the step-by-step recipe and make this simple dish in only 15 minutes.

Aloo Kabli | Street Food Of Bengal

Aloo kabli is both tasty and healthy. It is loaded with ingredients like chickpea, potato, cucumber, whole yellow pea, onion etc. These are tossed in lemon juice, tamarind pulp, chaat masala, chilli flakes and a homemade spice mix.

I like to serve it as a tea time snack. But you can have it at any time of the day. Just keep all the ingredients ready in the refrigerator. Whenever you are hungry, toss everything together and enjoy! If you are a street food enthusiast like me then do give this recipe a try.

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Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 5 min | Total Time: 15 min

Serves: 4 people

Ingredients:

  • 3 medium-sized potatoes, boiled and cut in cubes
  • ½ cup whole yellow peas or matar, boiled
  • ½ cup black chickpeas or kala chana, boiled
  • 1 large-sized onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • ⅓ cup cucumber, diced
  • 2 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 bunch coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 small lemon
  • 1 tbsp tamarind
  • 1 tsp chaat masala
  • 2 tsp aloo kabli masala
  • 1 tsp red chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp black salt
  • 2 tbsp sev
  • Salt to taste

For the Aloo Kabli Masala:

  • 1.5 tsp cumin seeds or jeera
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds or dhaniya
  • ⅓ tsp carom seeds or ajwain
  • 2 tsp fennel seeds or sauf

Cooking Directions:

Soak ripe tamarind in ¼ cup hot water for 20 minutes. Mash well. Strain the pulp and keep it aside.

Heat a non-stick pan on medium-low flame. Add cumin, coriander, carom and fennel seeds. Dry roast, while stirring continuously, for 2-3 minutes. Make sure the spices are roasted well. Once the whole spices are fragrant, turn the heat off. Keep it aside to cool down completely. Add the spices to a food processor and grind to a fine powder.

In a bowl, add potatoes, onions, tomatoes, chickpeas, yellow peas, cucumber, green chilli, coriander, lemon juice, 1-2 tbsp tamarind pulp (you can add more if you like), chaat masala, aloo kabli masala, red chilli flakes, black salt, salt and sev. Toss everything well.

Aloo Kabli | Street Food Of Bengal

Garnish with sev and red chilli flakes. Serve aloo kabli immediately and enjoy.

Aloo Kabli

Quick and easy snack for all your kitty parties, birthday parties, pot luck etc.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: bengali food, indian chaat recipe, Street Food
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 3 medium-sized potatoes boiled and cut in cubes
  • ½ cup whole yellow peas or matar boiled
  • ½ cup black chickpeas or kala chana boiled
  • 1 large-sized onion finely chopped
  • 1 tomato diced
  • cup cucumber diced
  • 2 green chillies finely chopped
  • 1 bunch coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 small lemon
  • 1 tbsp tamarind
  • 1 tsp chaat masala
  • 2 tsp aloo kabli masala
  • 1 tsp red chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp black salt
  • 2 tbsp sev
  • Salt to taste

For the Aloo Kabli Masala

  • 1.5 tsp cumin seeds or jeera
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds or dhaniya
  • tsp carom seeds or ajwain
  • 2 tsp fennel seeds or sauf

Instructions

  • Soak ripe tamarind in ¼ cup hot water for 20 minutes. Mash well. Strain the pulp and keep it aside.
  • Heat a non-stick pan on medium-low flame. Combine cumin, coriander, carom and fennel seeds. Dry roast for 2-3 minutes or until fragrant.
  • Let it cool down. Then add the spices to a food processor and grind to a fine powder. Keep aside.
  • In a bowl, add potatoes, onions, tomatoes, chickpeas, yellow peas, cucumber, green chilli, coriander, lemon juice, 1-2 tbsp tamarind pulp, chaat masala, aloo kabli masala, red chilli flakes, black salt, salt and sev. Stir everything together. Serve immediately.

If you do try this recipe, please share your experience with me by posting a picture of the dish using #temptingtreat and @temptingtreat on Instagram or you can also give your feedback in the comments section below.
Happy Cooking!

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