How to make Aloo Bhujiya -

It’s nothing else but a spicy sev made with gram flour, boiled potatoes and masalas.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Gram flour (besan) (बेसन)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Aloo Bhujiya

Aloo Bhujiya Recipe Card


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 : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Aloo Bhujiya Recipe

  • Potatoes boiled and peeled 5-6 medium

  • Gram flour (besan) 4 cups

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste + to sprinkle

  • Dried mint powder 1 tablespoon

  • Chaat masala to sprinkle


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Grease a chakli press with some oil.

Step 2

Grate potatoes in a bowl. Add garam masala powder, chilli powder, asafoetida, salt and mint powder and mix well.

Step 3

Add gram flour gradually and knead into a dough.

Step 4

Fill the chakli press fitted with a sev ring attachment with some prepared dough and press out strips directly into hot oil and deep-fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5

Lightly crush the fried aloo bhujiya and transfer onto a plate. Sprinkle some salt, chaat masala and dried mint powder and mix lightly.

Step 6

Serve or store in an airtight container.

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