Crispy Potato Bhajias, Aloo Bhajiya Recipe
by Tarla Dalal
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aloo bhajia is a delight for the Indian diner. It is a flavoursome delicacy which can be enjoyed at any time of the day. Learn how to make crispy potato bhajia.
Crispy bhajias made with grated potatoes, perked up with green chillies and coriander! Ensure to grate the potatoes thinly, so they bind well. This quick potato recipe makes a good snack treat for kids who come hungry after school.
To make aloo bhajia, keep the oil to heat in a non-stick kadhai, in the mean while combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well. Once the oil is hot enough, drop spoonfuls of the mixture in the oil and deep-fry till they turn crisp and golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper. Repeat step 2 to make more bhajias. Serve immediately with green chutney and tomato ketchup.
It is interesting to note that this Indian bhajia with potato is held together purely by the starch in the grated potatoes and does not use any other binder like boiled potatoes, plain flour or cornflour. This makes it all the more crispier. Indeed, a perfect snack to have garma garam with a hot cup of Masala Chai!
With no use of any flour for binding, this Indian bhajia with potato also qualifies as a fasting or vrat recipe. You can enjoy them during Janmashtami, Navratri and even during Sankrant and Holi. Serve with green chutney and not tomato ketchup then.
Tips for aloo bhajia. There are some things you need to take care of to make sure the bhajias don’t disintegrate. 1. Firstly, you need to squeeze out any water from the grated potatoes before including the other ingredients. 2. Also, you need to add the salt only at the very end, just before you deep-fry the bhajias because the mixture will start letting out water after you add the salt. So, to save time, keep the oil on the stove and start preparing the other ingredients, so that by the time oil is hot enough, the remaining ingredients will be ready. You can add salt and start frying the bhajias.
Enjoy aloo bhajia recipe | quick potato recipe | crispy potato bhajia | Indian bhajia with potato | with step by step photos and video below.
- Keep the oil to heat in a non-stick kadhai, in the mean while combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well.
- Once the oil is hot enough, drop spoonfuls of the mixture in the oil and deep-fry till they turn crisp and golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
- Repeat step 2 to make more bhajias.
- Serve immediately with green chutney and tomato ketchup.
Crispy Potato Bhajias Video, Aloo Bhajiya by Tarla Dalal
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