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Aloo Kabli

Aloo Kabli

Quick and easy snack for all your kitty parties, birthday parties, pot luck etc.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people


  • 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


  • 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.
Keyword bengali food, indian chaat recipe, Street Food