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Recipe for Alu Bhaji

Recipe for Alu Bhaji

(Ref: RCP160)




Bhaji is a generic term used for a side dish in Hindi. This particular one is Alu Bhaji (Potato Curry) commonly eaten with Puri. Puri-Bhaji is an excellent combo as a breakfast or as a brunch. And this dish can be found in an Indian Meal on any special occasions like weddings, festivals, party, a family gathering etc

Serves:

2

Preparation Time:

10 mins

Cooking Time:

20 mins

Ingredients:

Potatoes - 3
 
 Onions finely chopped - 2
 
 Ginger grated - 1 tsp
 
 Green chillies finely chopped - 3
 
 Mustard Seeds - ½ tsp
 
 Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
 
 Turmeric Powder- ¼ tsp 
 Salt to taste
 
 Oil - 2 tbsp
 
 Water - ½ Cup
 
 Coriander Leaves (Cilantro) finely chopped for garnishing
 
 Lemon juice - 1 tsp
 

Method:

• Wash and peel the Potatoes. Pressure cook them and after it cools slightly mash them.

• Heat Oil in a pan, add Mustard Seeds and allow it to splutter. Then add Cumin Seeds, Ginger, Green Chillies and Turmeric Powder. Fry for a minute.

• Then add Onions and saute till translucent. Add boiled Potatoes and Salt.

• Add the Water. Mix well and cook on low heat for about 10min.

• Take off the heat to garnish with Coriander Leaves (Cilantro) and a dash of Lemon Juice.

• Bhaji is ready to be served with hot Puris and some spicy Pickles!

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