Batata Bhaji

Tempered potatoes, a simple yet tasty dish which can be made at short notice.

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Batata Bhaji
Main Ingredients Potatoes, parboiled and cubed, Curry Leaves
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Batata Bhaji

  • 6-7 medium Potatoes, parboiled and cubed
  • 3 tablespoons Curry Leaves
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 10 Curry leaves
  • 2 tablespoons Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal)
  • 2 Dried red chillies,broken
  • 1 medium Onion, sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 cup Scraped coconut
  • a few Fresh coriander leaves,finely chopped


  1. Heat the oil in a non stick pan, add the mustard seeds and let them splutter.
  2. Add the curry leaves and urad dal and sauté till the dal turns light brown. Add the red chillies, stir and add the onion and sauté till translucent.
  3. Add the turmeric powder. Stir well, add the potato cubes and salt. Stir well and cook covered for five minutes on low heat till the potatoes are done.
  4. Add the coconut and stir with a light hand. Remove from heat.
  5. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1401
Carbohydrates 172.4
Protein 21.1
Fat 70.2