Potato Shashlik

A delicious snack or starter recipe. 

Also try: Nacho Chaat or Paneer Stuffed Besan Cheela.

Course: Starters or Snacks.

Cuisine: Indian

Time: Preparation – 15 Mins, Cooking – 25, Total – 40 Mins.

Servings: 3-4


  1. Boiled Potato – 4 small-medium
  2. Bread Slices – 4 (sides removed and crumbled)
  3. Onion – 1 medium (cut into cubes)
  4. Tomato – 1 medium (seeded and cut into cubes)
  5. Capsicum – 1 (cut into cubes)
  6. Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tbsp
  7. Tomato Ketchup – 2 tbsp
  8. Soy Sauce – 1 tbsp
  9. Vinegar – 2 tsp
  10. Roasted Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp
  11. Ground Black Pepper – 1/4 tsp
  12. Chili Flakes – 1/4 tsp
  13. Oil for deep frying + 1 tbsp
  14. Salt to taste.

How to make Potato Shashlik:

  1. Take a mixing bowl. Add the potatoes and mash them nicely. Add crumbled bread and mix well
  2. Add roasted cumin seeds, ground black pepper, chili flakes and salt. Mix well
  3. Now make small round balls from the mix and keep aside
  4. Heat oil in a deep kadai or pan. Drop the balls and fry until crispy, drain on a kitchen paper towel and similarly do the rest. Keep aside
  5. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan. Add ginger garlic paste. Saute for a few seconds
  6. Add onions and capsicum. Saute on medium-high flame until onions are translucent
  7. Add tomatoes and saute for a min
  8. Add soy sauce, vinegar, ketchup and salt. Mix and cook for a min
  9. Your sauce is ready, turn off the flame. Add fried potato balls and give it a gentle mix
  10. Your Potato Shashlik is ready. Serve immediately.


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