Chatpata Potato Canapes Recipe

Looking for a quick snack recipe for unexpected guests, then try this Chatpata Potato Canapes Recipe which will surely be liked by one and all. These also make a quick tea time snack.

Rupal Patel
Chatpata Potato Canapes Recipe
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Chatpata Potato Canapes Recipe is an Indian flavoured canape food that spice up the taste buds. Prepared in no time and served as a bite-size snack, this can be one of the top listed recipe for you when you have unexpected guests at home.

Chatpata Potato Canapes are made with everyday spices that are commonly found in the Indian kitchen. Sweet and spicy chutney is added on top of the crackers and then topped with the prepared chatpata potato topping. This chutney lifts the flavours of these crackers and make them mouth watering. If you like you can add other ingredients like green chutney and sev on top of the canape and make them more fancy. 

Serve Chatpata Potato Canapes Recipe as a tea time snack along with  masala chai.

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  4. Greek Style Bourekia Recipe

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Appetizer
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

10 M

Total in

25 M


4 Servings


  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 teaspoon White Urad Dal (Split)
  • 5 Curry leaves , chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Red Chilli powder , mixed with water to make a paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • Asafoetida (hing) , a pinch
  • 2 Potatoes (Aloo) , boiled and grated or mashed
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar , (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Chaat Masala Powder
  • 2 teaspoons Oil
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , few
  • Mint Leaves (Pudina) , few
  • Sweet Chutney (Date & Tamarind) , as needed
  • 12 Crackers , salted, or any crackers of your choice

How to make Chatpata Potato Canapes Recipe

  1. To begin making the Chatpata Potato Canapes Recipe, make the topping first.

  2. Heat the kadai with a little oil. Once the oil is hot, add cumin seeds and urad dal. Saute till the urad dal turns golden brown in colour.

  3. Once the dal is golden and fried, add chopped curry leaves and red chili powder paste, turmeric powder and asafoetida.

  4. Cook for a minute and add boiled and grated potatoes in it. Mix well to combine.

  5. Once done add garam masala, salt, sugar, chaat masala and chopped cilantro. Mix well for another 1-2 mins and turn off the heat.Let it cool down a bit.

To Assemble Chatpata Potato Canapes Recipe:
  1. Top up crackers with a little dates and tamarind chutney, and top it up with the chatpata potato topping that we prepared prepared.

  2. Sprinkle coriander leaves/mint leaves on the and serve Chatpata Potato Canapes Recipe for appetizer or evening snack.

  3. Serve Chatpata Potato Canapes Recipe as a tea time snack along with  masala chai.