Aloo Bajji Recipe: Crispy and Spicy Potato Fritters for a Flavorful Snack

Aloo Bajji, also known as Potato Bajji or Aloo Pakora, is a popular Indian street food snack that brings together the humble potato and a spicy batter. These deep-fried fritters are a favourite among snack lovers for their crispy texture and mouthwatering flavours. Whether you’re craving a quick snack or planning a gathering with friends, Aloo Bajji is sure to please your taste buds. In this blog post, we will guide you through a simple and delicious Aloo Bajji recipe that will satisfy your cravings and add a delightful touch to your snack time.


  • 2 large potatoes, peeled and sliced into rounds
  • 1 cup chickpea flour (besan)
  • 1/4 cup rice flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • A pinch of asafoetida (hing)
  • Salt to taste
  • Water, as needed
  • Oil for deep frying

For the Green Chutney:

  • 1 cup fresh coriander leaves
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Water, as needed


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine chickpea flour, rice flour, turmeric powder, red chili powder, cumin seeds, asafoetida, and salt. Mix well.
  2. Gradually add water to the dry ingredients, whisking continuously, until you achieve a smooth and thick batter. The consistency should be such that it coats the potato slices well.
  3. Heat oil in a deep pan or kadai over medium heat.
  4. Dip each potato slice into the prepared batter, ensuring it is coated evenly. Gently drop it into the hot oil.
  5. Fry the potato slices in batches until they turn golden brown and crispy. Flip them occasionally for even frying.
  6. Once the Aloo Bajjis are fried to perfection, remove them from the oil using a slotted spoon and place them on a kitchen towel to drain excess oil.
  7. Repeat the process for the remaining potato slices.
  8. To prepare the green chutney, blend together coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chillies, ginger, lemon juice, salt, and water until you achieve a smooth consistency.
  9. Serve the hot and crispy Aloo Bajjis with the tangy green chutney on the side.

Enjoy the delightful combination of the crispy and spicy Aloo Bajjis with the refreshing green chutney. They are perfect for tea time or as an appetizer for gatherings. Savour the flavours and relish this classic Indian snack that will surely leave you craving more!


Aloo Bajji is a beloved Indian snack that showcases the versatility of potatoes in a delicious and crispy form. With its spicy batter and soft potato interiors, it’s a snack that is enjoyed by people of all ages. By following this simple Aloo Bajji recipe, you can recreate the irresistible flavours of this popular street food snack in the comfort of your own home. So, gather the ingredients, heat up the oil, and indulge in the crispy and spicy goodness of Aloo Bajjis for a flavorful snack experience.

Jayanth Dev

Jayanth Dev

Jayanth Dev was born on 1st April 1989 in Bangalore, India. He developed an early interest in writing as a result of his fascination as a child with the stories that appeared to him in his dreams. As most of his writings are typically reflections of his dreams, many people refer to him as a dream writer. His passion for the Old Scriptures sparked creative insights that helped him craft lovely tales that are present in all of his novels.