Aloo bhajiya/Aloo pakora/ potato fritters

Sliced finely and dipped in besan yummmm…I mean , this one bhajiya is my husband’s favourite. He prefers Aloo bhajiya than the kandha one….a very simple recipe, best when served hot.lets go in the making now….

Aloo bhajiya


2 potatoes (thinly sliced)

1 cup besan (chickpea flour)

2 tablespoon rice flour

1/2 tablespoon jeera (cumin seeds)

1/4 tablespoon haldi powder (turmeric)

1/2 tablespoon red chilli powder

1/2 tablespoon coriander powder

1/4 tablespoon ajwain (carrom seeds)

Salt as per taste

2 tablespoon oil for the batter

Oil for frying

Water for the batter’s consistency

Aloo bhajiya
Aloo bhajiya


Firstly wash and peel the potatoes well

If you have ,chip’s slicer well enough use them to slice the potatoes

If not ,then do slice it with knife thinly. Set aside in a bowl of water so that they don’t turn dark

Now in another bowl,take besan and rice flour,salt and all the spices with 2 tablespoon oil and mix with water,to a thick consistency

Heat oil in kadai,once it’s hot enough, take each slice of potato dip in the batter and fry in oil

Till light brown and remove it on the kitchen towel

Serve it with coriander chutney

Rice flour is used to make the bhajiya/ fritters crispy,if you wish it can be skipped

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