How to make Potato Bhaji -

Dry potato preparation with coconut and tempering.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Konkan Cookbook.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Musterd seeds

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

For more recipes related to Potato Bhaji checkout Batata Bhaji, Batata Song , Aloo Matar, Achari Aloo . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Chana Ni Dar Ma Dudhi Vegetable Hot Pot Paneer Kaju Pasanda Turai Aloo Sabzi

Potato  Bhaji

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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!


Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Potato Bhaji Recipe

  • Potatoes 6-7 medium

  • Musterd seeds 3 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 10-12

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 2 tablespoons

  • Dry red chilies,broken into 2 2 whole po

  • Onion,sliced finely 1 medium

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Coconut,scraped 1/2 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves,finely chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat oil in a kadai. Add mustard seeds and let them crackle. Add curry leaves and urad dal and sauté till dal turns light brown. Stir and add red chillies, sliced onion and sauté till translucent. Add turmeric powder.

Step 2

Stir well, add potato cubes and salt. Stir well and cook covered for five minutes on low heat till the potatoes are done. Add scraped coconut and stir with light hand.

Step 3

Remove from heat. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

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