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Sun dried Batayacha Kees

Batatyacha kees- sun dried grated and deep fried potato sticks/ potato salli/ sev
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Festive Recipe, snacks/starters
Cuisine: North Indian Cuisine
Keyword: aloo sev, batatyacha kees, potato salli, potato sev, sun dried
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 5 big Potatoes / Aloo
  • 1.5 tsp Salt / Namak
  • 2 tsp Cooking Oil
  • pinch Alum Powder / Phitkari optional


  • Peel the potatoes and keep putting them in water so they will not turn black.
  • Now using a thick grater, grate the potatoes and keep putting them in a water filled bowl.
  • When you finish grating all the potatoes then wash the grated potatoes 3-4 times in different water each time.
  • Now take a big strainer and add all the grated potato sev in it so all the water will drain from it.
  • Boil enough water in a big pan, add salt, 1 tsp oil and a pinch of alum powder in the water.
  • when water start boiling then add the grated potato sev in the boiling water and after 2 minute switch off the heat and cover the pan with a plate.
  • After 5 minute drain it on a colander to remove the extra water.
  • Now spread a plastic sheet or a cotton cloth in direct sun light and then spread the potato sev in a single layer. Make sure to lightly grease the plastic sheet.
  • It may take 2- 3 days to dry completely , depending on the heat in the weather.
  • When batatyacha kees/ potato salli dry completely then store in an container.
  • HOW TO USE- Heat enough oil in a pan ,then add handful of sun dried potato salli in the oil and fry till it change its colour. remove from the pan with a slotted spoon. sprinkle some chili powder, mango powder or chat masala ans serve as a snack.