Aloo Bhujia Recipe | How to make Aloo Bhujia

Aloo Bhujia Recipe
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Aloo Bhujia

Aloo Bhujia is one of the most popular munchy snacks that can be had with tea or sprinkled on top of chaat items. Though easily available in the market from big brands and in a number of flavors, they are very easy to make at home. As with all homemade food items, the taste and flavors can be customized and adjusted. Made in a jiffy, these last for many days and can be made in huge batches.

Course Snacks
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 75 kcal
Author Anju Bhagnari

Ingredients

  • 60 grams Besan (sifted)
  • 100 grams Potatoes (2 small sized, grated)
  • ¼ teaspoon Garam Masala Powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1 pinch Hing
  • ¼ teaspoon Chaat Masala or Amchoor Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil as needed

Instructions

  1. Take the grated potatoes in a bowl or a plate.
    Grated aloo for Aloo Bhujia
  2. Add besan.

  3. Add the seasonings like salt, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, red chilli powder, hing, amchoor, or chaat masala.

    Mixture preparation for Aloo Bhujia
  4. With a light hand, knead by bringing everything together.

  5. Roll gently in a log and lightly apply little oil all over it.

  6. Place 2 cups of oil for heating in a thick bottom pan on low to medium flame.

  7. Drop a small piece of the ready batter in the oil to check its temperature.

  8. If it comes up quickly and color changes to light golden brown without burning, the oil is ready.

  9. Grease a chakki maker and add the sev attachment (small holes).

  10. Place the prepared log into it.

    Step by step process to prepare Aloo Bhujia
  11. Very carefully start pressing the handle to push out sev strands directly into the hot oil.

  12. Add as per the oil taken and the pan size without crowding it.

  13. Fry till the color changes to golden brown on both sides.

    Frying Aloo Bhujia
  14. Adjust the flame between low and medium so that the bhujia fries to a crisp texture.

  15. Fry the rest of bhujias similarly.

  16. Cool them completely and crush gently to get smaller size strands.

    How to make Aloo Bhujia
  17. You can add additional flavors like mint, garlic, ajwain etc, as per taste preference.

Nutrition Facts
Aloo Bhujia
Amount Per Serving
Calories 75 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Sodium 16mg 1%
Potassium 230mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 1g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 1.5%
Vitamin C 3.5%
Calcium 1.4%
Iron 9.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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