Szechwan Potato Pops

Szechuan Potato Pop is fried mashed potatoes with a twist of schezwan flavour. It is an interesting way of taking a regular aloo tikki or cutlets to different levels. A delectable combo of different flavours- tangy, sweet, and spicy- this appetiser is easy to make and is loved by vegetarians as well as non-vegetarians too. Versatility is written all over this recipe, this is one recipe with various ways of eating style. It is a great accompaniment to fried rice, noodles, filled in a bun or a pav as a patty or cutlet. A highly recommended party snack, whose recipe your friends will certainly ask for, so make a note of it and spread the happiness.


Table of Contents

  1. What is Szechuan Potato Pop?
  2. What makes Szechwan Potato Pop work?
  3. How to make Szechuan Potato Pop? 
  4. Expert Tips 
  5. Recipe Card  


What is Szechuan Potato Pop?

A Fried Potato Snack done with hot Szechuan flavour, is an exciting take on desi Aloo ki Tikki we love. This recipe turns something, which is already delicious, into a new delightful experience. An amalgamation of different delicious flavours along with potato mashed to perfection, then fried for that crispy crunch on the outside, this will leave you asking for more. If you want to use simple ingredients and make lip-smacking appetisers that can be scaled up and down quite easily, then this recipe is definitely for you. You don’t need to be an expert to make this versatile potato snack; it is very easy and can be done rather quickly. I am sure you are going to enjoy this with your loved ones, cheers!

What makes Szechwan Potato Pop work?

Crowd-puller - New exciting flavourful recipes, that look amazing too, are appreciated by everyone!

Vegetarian Anyone can enjoy a Crispy Potato Pop done with a hot and tangy sauce. Even vegans who would like to eat any plant-based dish.

You can bake it – You can bake it to keep it healthier if you don’t want to deep fry.

And the party begin- Lip-smacking Hot, Sweet, Tangy, Delicious meaty bite of potato is how you start the party.

Versatile filling accompaniment- Fried rice, noodles, as a slider, or just pop it like that..

Easy to Scale- Incredibly delicious and simple to make, doesn’t consume a lot of your time.


Suggested cookware for the recipe 


    How to make Szechuan Potato Pop?

    1) Boil the potatoes properly and grate them and keep aside.

    2) In a Meyer Fry Pan, heat the oil and add in the chopped ginger, garlic, and chilli along with onion and sauté.
    Szechuan potato pop

    3) Add in the chilli paste, salt, pepper, and soy sauce along with the honey and the seasoning and make a masala.
    Mashed Potatos

    4) Add the prepared masala to the potatoes and combine properly to make a potato mixture.
    Szechuan Potato pops

    5) Make small balls of the mixture and freeze them.
    Bread Crumbs

    6) In the meantime, make mixtures of flour and water for coating, and breadcrumbs and black sesame seeds for crumbling.
    Bread Crumbs

    7) Dip the frozen potato balls in the flour mixture and roll them in the crumbs and deep fry till crispy.
    Bread Crumbs

    8) Serve them by placing a toothpick in each piece along with tomato ketchup.
    Bread Crumbs


    Expert Tips

    1) Do not overcook/boil potatoes, it is very important to give shape and texture.

    2) Adjust spices per your liking, don’t make it too spicy or sweet .

    3) For best results fry them in batches and not the entire preparation together .

    3) Serve it with various dips made from yoghurt, mayo, tomato salsa etc.

    Recipe Card


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