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Chaat Street Fries

  • Ready Time: 55min
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  • Prep Time: 30min
    Cook Time: 25min
  • Serves: 4 portions
    Prep Method: Fried
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Recipe by: Potatoes USA

Crispy crinkle-cut fries topped with a variety of Indian sauces, including tamarind and cilantro chutney. Garnished with fresh herbs and cool yogurt sauce to help combat the heat.


Chaat Street Fries

  • 1 lb. Crinkle Cut Wedge Fries
  • 4 oz. Tamarind Chutney (recipe below)
  • 4 oz. Coriander Chutney (recipe below)
  • 4 oz. Yogurt, plain (thinned with water to sauce consistency as required)
  • 2 oz. Aloo Bhujia (spiced fried potato noodles, also called Sev)
  • 1 oz. Cilantro, fresh chopped
  • 1 oz. Mint, fresh chopped
  • 1 oz. Tomato, Roma, Seeded and Chopped
  • 1 oz. Red Onion, Chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon Chat Masala

Coriander Chutney

  • 2 cups Cilantro, fresh
  • 1 cup Mint, fresh
  • 3 medium Serrano Chilies, fresh, deseeded
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, fresh
  • 1'' piece Ginger, fresh, peeled
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin, toasted
  • 1 teaspoon Tamarind Paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chaat Masala
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black Salt
  • Ice water as needed

Tamarind Chutney

  • 1 cup Dates, Medjool
  • 1 cup Tamarind, Paste
  • 1/2 cup Jaggery Sugary
  • 1 Tablespoon Kashmiri Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin, toasted
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger, dry
  • 3 cups Water

Prep Time: 30min | Cook Time: 25min

Chaat Street Fries Build

  1. Deep fry the potatoes crisp per instructions.
  2. Place portions of fries (4-5 oz) in serving piece (boat or cone or?) and randomly top (splash spoonfuls) the fries with tamarind and coriander chutneys as well as yogurt followed by the chopped tomatoes and onion, then the fresh herbs and lastly the Aloo Bhujia followed by the Masala Chat.
  3. Serve!

Coriander Chutney

  1. Mix all ingredients in a blender adding only enough ice water to achieve spin and resulting in smooth, spoonable sauce. Check for spice and heat and seasoning. It should be bright green. Can be held covered airtight for 3 days though may begin to discolor.

Tamarind Chutney

  1. Place Dates and water in saucepot and heat over medium heat approx 15 minutes until dates are softened. Add all other ingredients and cook an additional 10 minutes.
  2. Place contents in blender and puree until fully smooth. Pass through sieve pressing on solids to extract moisture. Discard solids and taste sauce, adjusting seasoning as required. Chill. It can be held chilled of for 7 days or more.


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