Andhra Style Potato Curry | Aloo Bhaji


Potatoes are like the unsung heroes of the kitchen, don’t you think? They’re so versatile, and when they join forces with some spices and love, magic happens. Imagine the humble potato transforming into a flavorful and comforting bhaji, ready to be paired with those golden, puffy pooris. It’s a match made in heaven.

Picture this: a sizzling pan, the aroma of cumin and mustard seeds dancing in the air, and the soft sizzle of diced potatoes hitting the pan. It’s like a symphony of flavors and textures coming together. The potatoes, being the main characters, take on the role of both hero and sidekick. They absorb the spices like sponges, turning into little flavor bombs with each bite.

The spices, oh, the spices! They’re the secret agents in this culinary adventure. Turmeric adds a warm, golden hue, like a touch of sunshine on a plate. And don’t forget the green chillies, the daredevil of the dish, bringing the heat and a kick that wakes up your taste buds.

As the bhaji simmers and bubbles away, the kitchen becomes a sanctuary of comfort. The potatoes soften, soaking up the flavors of the spices and creating a symphony of taste. The aroma is so enticing that it could lure even the most reluctant eater to the dining table.

Now, let’s talk about the texture. The potatoes, having absorbed the essence of the spices, become tender but not mushy. Each bite is a delightful combination of a slightly crispy exterior and a melt-in-your-mouth interior. It’s a dance of textures that keeps you coming back for more.

And then there’s the pairing with pooris. The crispy, golden pooris are like the perfect partner for the potato bhaji. They complement each other in a way that’s almost poetic. The poori, with its airy pockets, is a vessel waiting to be filled with the rich, flavorful bhaji. Together, they create a harmony of taste and texture that’s simply irresistible.

In the end, it’s not just a meal, it’s an experience. The potato bhaji for poori is a celebration of simplicity and flavor, a reminder that some of the best things in life are found in the everyday ingredients we often overlook. It’s a dish that transcends cultural boundaries and brings people together around the universal joy of good food. So, the next time you indulge in a plate of Aloo Bhaji and Poori, savor not just the taste but the stories and memories that come with it.


Andhra Style Potato Curry | Aloo Bhaji

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Andhra
Servings 2 people


For seasoning:-


  • Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
  • Add all the ingredients for seasoning and let the mustard seeds splutter.
  • Add onions, green chillies and potato pieces into the seasoning.
  • Add salt and fry them till half way cooked.
  • Add 2 - 3 cups of water until the potatoes are cooked soft.
  • Mix together besan powder and reqd quantity of water to make it into a liquid form.
  • Add it into the pan and allow it to cook for 5 mins, until u get rid of the raw smell of the besan flour.
  • Remove from flame.
  • :- Serve with pooris.


You can visit this link Poori Bhaji Masala. You can also visit this link Rava Poori.
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Response (1)
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    Shubha April 18, 2007

    It was really easy to make and it tasted really good. Great Recipe. A must try.

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