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Saturday, February 2, 2013

Aloo Bhujia

Ingredients:
6 medium sized Potatoes / 4 - 5 cups cooked ground Potato
6-7 cups Bengal Gram flour / Besan / Kadle hudi
1/2 tsp Asafoetida powder
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
1.5 tsp Chilly powder
1.5 - 2 tsp Chat Masala
1 - 1.5 tsp Garam Masala
Salt to taste
2 - 3 tsp hot oil
Oil

Recipe:
Wash the potatoes, cook the potatoes in pressure cooker by adding required amount of water. (2-3 whistles) Once the pressure goes off, remove the outer cover and grind it into smooth paste by adding little amount of water as shown in the picture below.

Put bengal gram flour, salt, hot oil, asafoetida powder, chilly powder, turmeric powder in a vessel and mix them well. Add the ground potato and mix well. Add little water if required, the consistency of the batter should be thick as shown in the picture below.

Keep oil in a thick bottomed vessel and heat. Put the disc having many small round holes in it in the Chakkuli Maker. Fill it with the prepared dough and press the Aloo Bhujia directly to the vessel containing hot oil. Fry until it turns golden in colour.


Once they are cooled to room temperature, keep them in an airtight container. Serve along with coffee or tea.