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Hey foodies!
Craving for a yummy snack? Then let me tell you the tale of flavor-packed, crispy, and healthy Aloo Patra, which will definitely leave you praising this recipe more and more.
I know reading this has already put you in a good mood, let’s keep this vibe along and dive into the ingredients we need for it.


  • Chickpea flour- 1 cup
  • Salt – ½ teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder – ½ teaspoon 
  • Turmeric – ¼ teaspoon 
  • Coriander – 1 teaspoon 
  • Cumin powder – ½ teaspoon 
  • Jaggery powder – 1 tablespoon 
  • Tamarind syrup – 1 tablespoon 
  • Ginger – garlic paste – 1 teaspoon 
  • Arbi patta (Colocasia leaf) – 4 leaves 
  • Oil – 1 tablespoon 
  • Cumin seeds – 1 teaspoon 
  • Mustard seeds – 1 teaspoon
  • Sesame seeds – 2 teaspoon
  • Asafoetida (Heeng) – ¼ teaspoon 
  • Curry leaves – 8 to 10

Prep Time – 15-20 minutes

Cooking Time – 20 minutes 


Making Aloo Patra Recipe is a little tricky task but our instructions are here to help you, we have broken down the process into steps so that you can easily proceed and get your favourite snacks ready to eat or devour! Whatever you like.

  1. First, take a mixing bowl
  2. Add chickpea flour to it
  3. Mix salt, red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and jaggery powder
  4. Now, add tamarind syrup for a tangy taste
  5. Add ginger garlic paste to it
  6. Now mix everything well 
  7. You can use a little water to make a smooth paste
  8. Make sure the paste is neither too thin nor too thick
  9. Now spread the paste evenly over leaves 
  10. Prepare four such leaves 
  11. Now, place them one over another facing opposite direction 
  12. Largest leaf should be at bottom 
  13. Gently roll the leaves together 
  14. Steam these rolls for 10 minutes 
  15. Let them cool down
  16. Cut the roll into 10-12 circular pieces 
  17. Now, we will work on tempering 
  18. Heat a pan and add 1 tablespoon oil to it
  19. Now add cumin and mustard seeds  
  20. Add sesame and astefoidea to bring rich flavour
  21. Let the spices splutter
  22. Now spread the spices evenly over the pan
  23. Now place aloo patra over it and toast them 
  24. Toast on both sides till they turn golden brown
  25. Your snack is ready to serve 


Aloo patra is loaded with taste and health benefits, here is what you are getting from this super delicious snack.

  • Chickpea flour – It is rich in fibre, protein and the micronutrients manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, iron and selenium. These nutrients aid brain function, bone health and speed up the metabolism, the flour is gluten free and rich in fibre, hence a great substitute for wheat flour. 
  • Sesame seeds – Sesame seeds are an excellent source of manganese and calcium, hence great for bone health. Polyphenols found in them are excellent for hair health, the natural oils present in sesame seeds help in the treatment of hypertension. Sesame seeds also have anti arthritic, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. 
  • Arbi Patta –  Arabi leaves are rich in several nutrients such as vitamin A, vitamin C, folate and potassium, they boost heart health, improve vision and aid in weight loss, as well as the presence of antioxidants they can prevent free radical damage.

So your evening or mornings can become more interesting with the crunchy addition of Aloo Patra in your gossip hours, So next time when running out of snacks recipes, try this one out and see the magic. 

Chef Tip

  • Colocasia leaves should be big and soft. Make sure to remove the hard vein from the centre of the leaf and thoroughly cook it, as it can cause mouth sores.

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