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Chena Upperi Recipe

Chena Upperi is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 250 gms - Yam chop
  • 2 to 3 pinches - Alum powder
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • Coconut oil to deep fry
  • large bowl of cold icy water
  • How to Make Chena Upperi:

    1. Peel yam and wash it cleanly.
    2. Slice it into thin chips, with a chip slicer.
    3. Make sure chips fall into bowl of icy water.
    4. Add alum to this water before adding chips.
    5. Keep it soaked for 25-30 minutes.
    6. Drain out on kitchen towel, dab them dry.
    7. Deep fry in hot oil, over medium flame till they become crispy.
    8. Drain it and keep it aside till required.
    9. When all the chips are done, re-fry them again in hot oil in batches till they are crisp again.
    10. Drain them on an absorbent paper, to soak extra oil.
    11. Sprinkle salt, pepper, toss to blend different flavours.
    12. Cool it completely and store it in an airtight container.


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