Aloo Gadbad

Crushed fried gram flour balls mixed with mashed boiled potatoes, shaped into tikkis and shallow fried. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Aloo Gadbad
Main Ingredients Potatoes, Gram flour (besan)
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Aloo Gadbad

  • 6 medium Potatoes boiled and mashed
  • 1 cup Gram flour (besan)
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 6 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 medium Onion chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 15-20 Fresh mint leaves
  • 3 tablespoons Cornflour/ corn starch


  1. Place gram flour, salt, red chilli powder in a bowl, add sufficient water and mix well to make a soft dough. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai, drop spoonsful of the dough and deep fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper and cool slightly.
  2. Chop onion finely. Place potatoes in a bowl. Heat 2 tbsps oil in a non stick pan, add onion and sauté till soft. Add garlic paste, ginger paste and turmeric powder and sauté. Add this to the potatoes. Chop mint leaves and add. Add salt and mix everything well.
  3. Crush the fried gram flour balls and add to the potatoes. Add 1 tbsp cornflour and mix well. Heat 4 tbsps oil in the non stick pan. Divide the potato mixture into lemon sized portions. Dust your palms with a little cornflour and roll each portion into a ball and press slightly. Shallow-fry these in the pan, turning sides, till golden and crisp on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 264
Carbohydrates 56.7
Protein 8.4
Fat 24.1
Other Fiber 1