Aloo Lacha Chivda (Spicy Potato Sticks)

Aloo Lacha Chivda (Spicy Potato Sticks)

Aloo ka Lacha

Aloo ka Lacha is an all-time favorite snack in my house and I will show you how easy to make this exotic snack.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people


  • 4 medium sized potatoes aloo
  • 2 Tbsp peanuts moongaphalee
  • 2 Tbsp broken cashews kaju
  • 2 Tbsp sliced almonds
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp red chili powder
  • Pinch of citric acid tatri


  • Wash and peel potato and grate it with a thick grater.
  • Soaked the grated potatoes in cold water. Take the muslin cloth and squeeze it well.
  • Now spread it on a kitchen towel and pat dry with another towel.
  • Heat oil in a pan over high heat.
  • Add the grated potatoes in the frying pan enough to cover the surface. Fry on high heat for 2 minutes.
  • Then lower the heat to medium and fry till they become golden and crisp.
  • Take them out over paper towel. Note: Take 3 to 4 sheets of paper towel, making sure they will observe the extra oil keeping them dry and crispy. Repeat the process and fry potatoes in batches.
  • In small frying pan over low heat dry roast the almonds, remove it in a bowl.
  • In a same frying pan take 2 tablespoons of oil and fry peanuts on low heat till they become golden and crisp, this will take about 2 minutes and take them out over paper towel.
  • Fry cashews in same oil on low heat till golden and take them out over paper towel.
  • In a bowl mix lacha, peanuts and cashews and sprinkle the spices and mix well.
  • Let the chiwda cool down completely then serve or store.
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