Friday, October 25, 2013

Aloo Bhujia


Aloo bhujia is dry snack made with chickpea flour and potatoes. It can be enjoyed as evening snack with a hot cup of tea. Here is an easy recipe to make aloo bhujia at home. Do give it a try.


All you need is

Potato - 1\2 cup ( Boiled, peeled and grated )
Besan - 1 cup
Oil - 1 tbsp and for frying
Salt - 1 tsp
Chaat masala - 1\2 tsp and 1\2 tsp for sprinkling on top.
Red chili powder - 1\2 tsp
Heeng - 1\4 tsp
Baking soda - a pinch
Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
Dry pudina powder - 1\2 tsp



Method of preparation

Mix besan, grated potato and oil in a pan.
Mix together nicely.
Add salt, 1\2 tsp chaat masala, red chili powder, heeng, baking soda and lemon juice.
Mix nicely.
Add very little water and knead to make a tight dough.
Cover and keep the dough for 10 minutes.
Heat oil in a pan.
Divide the dough in 4 parts.
Fill one part in the sev press fitted with fine net.
Press the sev press over the hot oil.
Simmer the heat.
Fry till golden brown from both the sides.
Remove from oil on a kitchen tissue lined plate.
Cool.
Break the bhujia into small pieces.
Sprinkle the remaining chat masala and dry pudina powder on top.
Store in an airtight container.


2 comments:

  1. Love your photography! I can feel the crunch of aloo bhujia in my mouth:)

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  2. I always wanted to make these tasty dry snacks @ home...ur post has inspired me to do so more than ever...thanks

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