How to make Aloo Bhaja - Shallow fried thin potato strips

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Bengali

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Aloo Bhaja

Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


For more recipes related to Aloo Bhaja checkout Dilli Aloo Kachalu Chaat, Batata Vada - Street Food, Aloo Ke Sooley, Katori Chaat . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Breakfast Pancake, Kerala Style Mutton Chilli Fry, Tangdi Kabab Microwave, Stuffed Onion Rings.

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Aloo Bhaja

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Aloo Bhaja Recipe

  • Potatoes peeled 7-8 medium

  • Oil 6 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Cut potatoes into thin strips and keep them soaked in water.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 3

Remove potatoes from water and lightly squeeze the extra water and put them in a bowl.

Step 4

Add salt and turmeric powder and mix.

Step 5

Add the potatoes to the pan and shallow-fry, stirring to ensure even cooking, till crisp and lightly browned.

Step 6

Drain and place on absorbent paper.

Step 7

Serve them hot in shot glasses.

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