Potato Bhaji

How to make Potato Bhaji ?

What is Bhaji ?

BhajiBhajjiBhajiya or Bajji is a spicy snack or entree dish similar to a fritter originating from the Indian subcontinent with several variants. It is a popular snack food in South India, where it is known as Pakora/Pakoda . They are popular as street foods. In North India they are a favorite among Dhaba(highway) snacks.

potato Bhaji
How to make Potato Bhaji ?

Is Bhajji a snack or a dish ?

Bhajjis are a component of traditional Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, and Telugu cuisine served on special occasions and at festivals. They are generally served as a snack/fritter with a cup of coffee or tea.You can serve crisp homemade bhajis with a simple dipping sauce as a snack or starter, or as part of the main meal with a curry.

What are its variants ?

Bhaji, an Indian food consisting of a small quantity of chopped vegetables that have been battered and deep-fried as in fritters

Its variations include the Chili Bhajji, Potato Bhajji and the Bread Bhajji (or Bread Pakoda). Another version is called Bonda (in South India), Vada(in Maharashtra) and Gota (in Gujarat).

Bonda has potato or mixed vegetable filling while Gota is made by green fenugreek leaves.

Bhaji, an Indian dish of fried or sautéed vegetables often in a curry sauce as in Poori Bhaji

How to make Potato Bhaji ?

How to make Potato Bhaji ?

Recipe by Maya Shetty
Course: BREAKFAST, POORI, POTATO, VEGETABLES, VEGETARIAN – DRY PREPARATION, VEGETARIAN DISHESCuisine: Indian
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Servings

4

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

10

minutes
Calories

kcal
Total time

15

minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 Red Potatoes cubed

  • Spring Onions a bunch

  • 2 cups Bell peppers-Red/yellow/orange/green sliced

  • 1 tsp Chili Powder

  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder

  • 1 tsp Pepper Powder

  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds

  • 1/2 tsp Urad Dhal

  • 1/2 tsp Channa Dhal

  • Salt to taste

  • 2 tsp Coconut Oil

  • 1/4 cup Water

Directions

  • Heat oil in a wok/pan. Do the seasoning with Urad, Channa dhal & mustard seeds.
  • Now add the finely cut spring onions, saute for a few minutes, then add turmeric powder to it.
  • To this add the potatoes( cut into small pieces/cubes)or alternatively you can pressure cook potatoes and add too & stir it for a few minutes.
  • Now add the chili powder & pepper powder to the above & stir for a few minutes.
  • To this add the bell peppers & salt to taste, with water & allow it to cook Let it cook with lid covered.
  • Garnish with spring onions & serve hot with chapatis

Notes

  • Goes well with Pooris and Indian Flat Breads

Listed below are some of my published blog posts using Bell Peppers in my recipes, for your interest :

Potato Bhaji
Potato Bhaji

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