aloo 65 | potato 65

Aloo 65 recipe with step by step photos. This is a crispy and delicious aloo 65 recipe. Potato 65 is easy to make snack. There are many snacks that can be made with potatoes and this potato 65 is one such awesome snack. You can serve it as a starter snack before meals too. It can also be served as a side dish with an Indian main course.

The name of this potato snack recipe is unusual. just like potato 65 there is Chicken 65 too. Some say it was named liked this, as this chicken recipe was on the 65th list on the menu of a restaurant in Hyderabad, India and hence the name Chicken 65.

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Chicken can be easily substituted with some vegetarian ingredients and you can easily make Gobi 65 or Paneer 65 or Mushroom 65. you can also make other variations like broccoli 65 or bread 65 or sweet potato 65 or jackfruit 65. Out of all these variations, gobi 65 is the most popular one.

The aloo 65 Is a good starter snack to be served with an accompanying chutney like mint chutney or tomato sauce. Best to have them hot. Once they become cool, the crispiness is lost.

How to make potato 65 or aloo 65

1. Firstly parboil the potatoes in a pressure cooker or pan. Cook the potatoes with water just about covering them, for 1 to 2 whistles on medium flame.

aloo for aloo 65 recipe

2. Now drain the boiled potatoes.

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3. Peel and dice them.

potatoes for aloo 65 recipe

4. Take all the ingredients for the aloo 65 except for potatoes and oil in a bowl.

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5. Now add water and make a smooth and thick batter.

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6. Now add the diced potatoes to the batter.

potatoes for aloo 65 recipe

7. Take each batter coated potato and shallow fry or deep fry till golden brown and crisp.

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8. Drain on kitchen paper napkin.

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Garnish with chopped coriander leaves or mint leaves and Serve aloo 65 hot with some tomato sauce or coriander chutney and enjoy.

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aloo 65

4.91 from 10 votes
Potato 65 are crisp and spicy potatoes. Good starter snack.
aloo 65 recipe, potato 65 recipe
Author:Dassana Amit
Prep Time:20 mins
Cook Time:30 mins
Total Time:50 mins
Course:side dish
Servings (change the number to scale):3 to 4
(1 CUP = 250 ML)


  • 4 to 5 medium sized potatoes (aloo)
  • 3 tablespoons whole wheat flour (atta) or you can use all purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons corn flour
  • 7 to 8 curry leaves, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon coriander powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder (jeera powder), (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper powder
  • ½ teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 2 to 3 teaspoon ginger garlic paste or crushed ginger garlic
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • few coriander or mint leaves for garnish
  • water as required
  • salt as required
  • oil for frying


  • Parboil the potatoes/aloos in a pressure cooker for 1-2 whistles.
  • Make a thick batter with all the ingredients except for oil and potatoes.
  • Peel and dice the parboiled potatoes.
  • Add the diced boiled potatoes to the batter.
  • Fry the batter coated potatoes in hot oil till golden brown & crisp.
  • Serve aloo 65 hot garnished with coriander or mint leaves or both along with some green chutney or tomato sauce.


  • I have not used red color as I avoid any artificial colors in the food I make at home. To get a deeper red color I suggest adding kashmiri red chili powder.
  • Don't make a thin batter as we want the potatoes to be coated well with the batter.
  • Don't cook the potatoes. They should just be parboiled. Just about 20% cooked so that they peel of easily and when dicing they don't get mashed up or crumble.

Nutrition Info (approximate values)

Nutrition Facts
aloo 65
Amount Per Serving
Calories 394 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 829mg36%
Potassium 1211mg35%
Carbohydrates 49g16%
Fiber 8g33%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 305IU6%
Vitamin C 81mg98%
Calcium 102mg10%
Iron 9.8mg54%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Dassana Amit

Dassana Amitnamaste and welcome to which i started in feb 2009 and is a pure vegetarian blog. i have been passionate about cooking from childhood and began to cook from the age of 10. later having enrolled in a home science degree greatly enhanced my cooking & baking skills and took it to a different level which i now share as foolproof recipes. i was formally trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.

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45 comments/reviews

  1. this article is awesome..

  2. potato 65 is just awesome!!!! loved it like anything………5 stars

    • thanks debatri ray

  3. Hi,
    I tried today it came out very well.5 stars

    • thank you suganya for positive views 🙂

  4. Very delicious.

    • thank you pandikumar.

  5. As I asked earlier, can you tell me any alternatives of corn flour. I have corn allergy .5 stars

    • you can use maida, rice flour, arrowroot flour and tapioca flour is most recipes that use corn flour, when its added to batter or sprinkled or dusted. in soups and gravies where corn flour is used for thickening, eg chinese food. here you can use arrowroot flour and tapioca flour. in this recipe you can use besan/gram flour also. the taste will be more like aloo pakoras.

  6. i like it

  7. I have just come across this website and your recipes seem so easy n sounds delicious even before trying them. You have explained each n every step so perfectly well. Thank you so much for your efforts. I am really enjoying trying your recipes. God bless you…. nice work.5 stars

    • welcome reshma. glad to read your positive feedback. thanks for your kind words and blessings.

  8. really i love this aloo 65 its so yummie
    and crispy great job dassana

    • thanks mekala

  9. Hi Dassana…
    I dont know why but the thought of frying potatoes just haunts me.. can i shallow fry potatoes on a non stick tawa, the way we fry aloo tikkis? Will dat work??

    • yes you can shallow fry the potatoes.

  10. It was awesome

    • thanks varun

  11. Wow Dassna this aloo 65 looks tempting my kids would love it . Do I have to use cornflour?can it b replaced by some other ingredient?5 stars

    • thanks rashi. you can use rice flour instead of cornflour.

      • can we have to put cornflour

        • ruhi, yes add cornflour.

  12. Hey..
    What I love the most abt ur website is that it explains every step with pictures which other websites do not..
    So now onwards m just going to visit ur website wen ever I want to try something new..
    Thanx so much for all the effort!! 🙂

    • welcome shalini. thanks for this sweet comment. i try to share step by step post for all complicated recipes.

  13. Thank you for your recipes – especially the vegetarian ones and the drinks. I had never thought of using coconut milk

    • thanks peter

  14. loved it as these easy to make snacks r what children love

  15. Hi dassana,,,,!! After d huge success of punjabi chole…i was searching for a gobi 65 recipe,,,but saw dis one,,, 🙂 Hey i’ve one doubt,,, using d same ingredients can i make dese with cauliflower?? Do reply asap bcs iam planning to make it for the evening tea 🙂 Waiting for ur reply 🙂 Cheers ….!!

    • dear ramya
      yes, you can make the same recipe with cauliflower also. wish you all the best !!!

  16. love your recipes, thankyou and keep them coming!

    • thanks nishat.

  17. Crisp and tempting recipe, I have to makes these soon….

  18. Looks so crispy. It is my cup of tea lol…

  19. I also have the same prob most of the times… I plan to cook something…but ends up cooking a totally different dish from what i have planned…chicken 65 is a family favorite…will try with potatoes…

  20. I could never make those, because if I did we would never stop eating them and we would all weigh 300 lbs!

    • 🙂

  21. Wow Dassana the aloo look mouthwatering! I love that in Indian cuisine even the most humble of vegetables are turned into a stellar dish. Thanks for sharing the recipe and story. Yep, we woman can be a little to emotional;)

  22. The potato 65 looks fabulous!. Love the fact that you have avoided the artificial color:)

  23. Such a quick and nice potatoe starter, love to have it with some mint chutney.

  24. Dassana you making me hungry now it looks yum 🙂

  25. Super tempting snack idea..looks delicious!!

  26. You know what! I was just craving for some aloo tikki this evening! This has me drooling now 🙂

  27. I would love to have them in a wrap… yummy

    • Hats up really awsm.
      I didnt called my mom first time while cooking as ur explanation is awsm.

      • thanks 🙂