Crispy potato basket loaded with flavours

Crispy potato basket loaded with flavours

Crispy potato basket is a popular North Indian dish. Spicy chaat mixtures, varieties of chutney, and yogurt are filled in the potato baskets. These potato baskets are explosion of flavours.


2 potatoes (grated)

2 tsp corn flour

1 tsp salt

1 potato (boiled and cubed)

1 onion (chopped)

100 gm green gram (cooked)

4 tsp tomatoes (chopped)

1/2 cup coriander chutney (made by grinding a bit of coconut, green chillies, coriander leaves, salt and a squeeze of lemon)

4 tsp yogurt

100 gm sev puri

1/4 cup tamarind chutney (made by boiling 1 cup tamarind water, 1 jaggery, 4 dates, and salt as required. Pass this boiled mixture through a sieve)

1/4 tsp chaat masala

2 tbsp pomegranate


Wash the grated potato in cold water

Add corn flour and salt

Mix well

Paste this mixture inside a steel sieve

Heat oil in a pan

Dip the steel sieve into hot oil and fry the potato mixture until golden brown

Separate the fried potato mixture from the steel sieve when it is cold

Fill the fried potato baskets with 1 tsp boiled potato cubes, 1 tsp green gram, 1/2 tsp chopped onion, 1 tsp chopped tomatoes,1 tsp coriander chutney, 1 tsp yogurt, 1 tsp tamarind chutney, 1 tsp sev puri, a pinch of chaat masala, 1 tsp pomegranate

Grains or fruits as per preference could be included as the filling.

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