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Aloo/Potato & Onion Bhaji/Fritters

Aloo & Onion Bhaji / Fritters are one of the best snack to have at tea time in a rainy day.

Bhaji – An Indian Snack

Bhaji are popular Indian snack .There are many types of bhaji.The main ingredient is gram dal flour.To make it crispy little rice flour is added.Depending on the type of bhaji the ingredient differs.Having this fritters with hot tea on a rainy day is heavenly.

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Aloo/Potato & Onion Bhaji

I hope every Indian household will follow this .Just few ingredients,few minutes to prepare tada..crispy yummy bhaji ready to have with some hot tea.Those who haven’t tried should try this.It’s Gluten free,only thing to worry for health conscious people are it’s deep fried.But still you can enjoy this once in a while.

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You should be thinking why I should talk about rainy season in this hot summer?In our place for past two days, it was drizzling.It was feeling good after the hot weather.Even when I was taking pictures,it was raining.I don’t want to miss the chance of having this with hot tea.I readily made some onion & potato bhaji.My kids loved it to the core.I highly recommend you to try this.

 

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How to make this bhaji

INGREDIENTS

Organic Besan/Chickpea flour – 1 cup

Rice flour – 1 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Red chili powder – 1 tsp

Asafoetida – a generous pinch

Salt – as required

Water – As required

Potato – 1 medium sized

Onion – 1/2 cup thinly sized

Oil – to deep fry

METHOD

  • Peel the skin of potato and slice it in thin rounds.Keep aside.
  • Make a thick batter with all ingredients except oil,potato & onion.No lumps should be there.
  • Heat oil in a deep fry pan.

For potato bhaji

  • Dip each slice of potato in the batter and deep fry in the oil.
  • Cook till both sides are cooked & golden in color.Cook in medium flame.
  • Serve warm.

For Onion bhaji

  • Add the sliced onions in the batter.
  • Add it in hot oil as clusters spreading vaguely.
  • Cook in medium flame till golden color.
  • Serve warm.
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Aloo/Potato & Onion Bhaji /Fritters
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 people
Author: Lathiya Shanmugasundaram
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Organic besan/Chickpea flour
  • 1 tsp rice flour
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chili powder
  • Asafoetida a generous pinch
  • Salt as Required
  • Water as required
  • 1 Potato Medium sized
  • 1/2 cup Onion thinly sliced
  • Oil to deep fry
Instructions
  1. Peel the skin of potato and slice it in thin rounds.Keep aside.

  2. Make a thick batter with all ingredients except oil,potato & onion.No lumps should be there.

  3. Heat oil in a deep fry pan.

For potato bhaji
  1. Dip each slice of potato in the batter and deep fry in the oil.

  2. Cook till both sides are cooked & golden in color.Cook in medium flame.

  3. Serve warm.

For Onion bhaji
  1. Add the sliced onions in the batter.

  2. Add it in hot oil as clusters spreading vaguely.

  3. Cook in medium flame till golden color.

  4. Serve warm.

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24 Comments

  1. I feel like having pakodas now but its too hot.I will make as soon as it rains :)I love aloo pakoda and onion pakoda in Andhra are so very crisp and crunchy….love those 🙂

    1. Haha..I made this when it was drizzling suddenly here..I don’t want to miss that chance 😁.. Thank you 😊

  2. Wow. I love Pakodas. Nice Lathiya 🙂

  3. That looks well, and delicious. Nice job Lathiya!

  4. The best thing to snack on during monsoons! This looks scrumptious!

  5. My family favorite! But I do once in a month because of its oil. This looks delicious:)

    1. Me too..make occasionally..but one can never dislike this😊.. thank you dear 😊

  6. hijackedbytwins

    Oooh yum, these look lovely, we love bhaji’s. Thank you for sharing with #CookBlogShare x

    1. Thank you 😊 glad you like bhajis 🙂

  7. Looks so delicious, and with a spicy dip even better 😀

    1. You are absolutely right..it tastes best with some coconut chutney..Thank you

  8. turkswhoeat

    I’m so glad to find a recipe for these! One of my coworkers made these a few months ago and they were soooo good I’ve been wanting to learn how to make them. Thanks for sharing!

    1. Thank you 😊..glad I could help you..do try it out and let me know your feedback ☺

  9. Wonderful that these are gluten free, what a great batter. Thank you for bringing them to FF.

    1. Thank You..my pleasure..Happy fiesta friday

  10. These are also called pakoras, right? I’ve made them a few times actually, with onions and spinach. Totally LOVE them! So dangerous, though, to have them around. You can’t stop eating them! 😄

    1. Yes,it’s also called pakoras…I agree with you.. you can’t stop with one..😉😊

  11. That sounds delicious! I’ll have to give it a try! 🙂 Pinned!

    1. Thank you 🙂.. waiting for your feedback ☺

  12. I’m not very familiar with Indian snacks, but these ones look delicious. I love the spices used, they must bring a nice kick to the bhaji.

    1. Thank you so much..just give a try ,you will love it

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