Jhuri Aloo Bhaja

Crisply fried grated potatoes mixed with deep-fried peanuts and curry leaves to make a delicious snack This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Jhuri Aloo Bhaja

Main Ingredients Medium potatoes, Oil
Cuisine Bengali
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Jhuri Aloo Bhaja

  • 8 Medium potatoes peeled
  • to deep fry Oil
  • 1/2 cup Raw peanuts
  • 2-3 sprigs Curry leaves
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Black peppercorns crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chaat masala


  1. Take a bowl of water, grate potatoes into the bowl and wash them well. Squeeze the grated potatoes and spread on a kitchen towel to dry.
  2. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai, add the grated potatoes and deep- fry on low heat till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  3. Add peanuts to the same hot oil and deep-fry till crisp. Drain on absorbent paper. Deep fry the curry leaves in the same oil and drain on absorbent paper.
  4. Put the fried potatoes, peanuts and curry leaves in a bowl, add salt, crushed black peppercorns and chaat masala and mix well.
  5. Transfer into a serving bowl and serve immediately.