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poori bhaji recipe | aloo bhaji recipe | aloo bhaji for puri recipe

easy poori bhaji recipe | aloo bhaji recipe | aloo bhaji for puri recipe
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3 Servings


  • 3 large potato boiled
  • ½ onion thinly sliced
  • 1 green chilli finely chopped
  • 1 inch ginger finely chopped
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • few coriander leaves finely chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp water optional

for tempering:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • dried red chilli - 1
  • cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • mustard seeds / rai - 1 tsp
  • urad dal - 1 tsp
  • channa dal - 1 tsp
  • pinch hing / asafoetida
  • 1 stem curry leaves


  • boil the potato till they are soft. peel the skin and cut into medium pieces. keep aside.
  • finely chop green chillies, ginger, coriander leaves. also thinly slice onion and keep ready.
  • in a pan heat oil and add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, urad dal, red chilli and channa dal. allow to splutter
  • then add curry leaves and hing. fry for a minute.
  • now add thinly sliced onion and fry till then turn translucent.
  • also add chilli and ginger. fry till the raw smell of ginger goes away.
  • now add boiled and chopped potato and give a quick stir. also add turmeric powder, little water and salt to taste.
  • mash the potatoes and cook for about 4 min.
  • squeeze some lemon juice and garnish it with fresh chopped coriander leaves.
  • serve aloo bhaji hot with poori.