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Aloo Chaat


An Indian salad made from potatoes, chick peas, yoghurt and sweet tamarind chutney. This is a favourite of most of my friends, and has almost become my signature dish. Very easy to make, but most people are impressed by it!

Serves 4 Preparation time 20 mins Cooking time 20 mins Cost £ 4.37

1. Boil the potato until it is soft but can still hold its shape, then cut into ¾ inch cubes and keep aside until it has cooled down.
2. Mix all the yogurt ingredients together in a large bowl.
3. Add all the salad ingredients to the yogurt and mix well.
4. Decorate with some finely chopped fresh coriander on top.

Ingredients for salad
1 medium sized potato, boiled, cooled and cut into cubes
1 tin chick peas (400g), drained
¼ medium cucumber, chopped coarsely
½ small onion, chopped finely
1 small tin sweet corn (200g), drained
100g unsalted peanuts
1 handful of fresh coriander, chopped finely

Ingredients for yoghurt
1 large pot yoghurt (500g)
1 – 2 tablespoons caster sugar
¾ teaspoon cumin powder
¾ teaspoon salt
¼ -½ teaspoon red chilli powder (optional)
3 tablespoons of sweet tamarind chutney

Nutrition Information

Nutrition per 100g per portion RDA women RDA men RDA child
Polyunsaturates* 1.1 g 4.9 g
Mono Unsaturates* 1.5 g 6.4 g
Saturated Fat* 1.3 g 5.8 g 29% 19% 29%
Total Sugars* 7.9 g 34 g 38% 29% 40%
Carbohydrate 16 g 69 g 30% 23% 31%
Energy 125 kcal 540 kcal 27% 22% 30%
Protein* 5.3 g 23 g 51% 42% 96%
Fat 4.8 g 21 g 30% 22% 30%
Fibre NSP* 1.8 g 7.9 g 44% 44% 52%

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet for an average adult.
Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Allergens: Peanuts, Gluten, Milk

Cost per recipe:£ 4.37
Cost per portion:£1.09

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  • I love your recipes. Whenever I am stuck about what to make, I browse through your website and always find inspiration. Thank you and keep posting.

    • Thanks Priti!

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