Potato Bajji is one of the most popular crispy snack, tasty among bajji varieties. Also termed ‘Aloo Pakora’, this is a popular Indian tea time snack made with potatoes, spices and gram flour. Thin potato slices are dunked in a gram flour batter and then deep fried to get these crunchy treats. The potatoes are not flavoured or seasoned but the batter is flavoured with spices like red chilli powder, asafoetida and cumin seeds. It is the aromatic smell of asafoetida that makes the snack unique and special. You can find Potato Bajji sold in most tea stalls or snack joints across India especially in the evenings. Apart from the street stalls this is also prepared in homes to serve as tea time snacks especially during the monsoon season. Likewise, if you are having a get-together or a party or special occasion at home, you can make a platter of different kinds of bajji/pakora and get impressed.
Aloo Bajji is a quick and easy snack which can be prepared in just 15 minutes. It does not require much ingredients. You can prepare bajji with vegetables like brinjal, raw plantain, onion, chilli, baby corn, cauliflower etc This will serve as a perfect snack or starter. These are some of the simplest and basic recipes that can be even tried by a beginner. Do not make the potato slices too thin. Too thin ones do not hold the batter properly. Also take care not to make the batter too watery. Potato slices needs to be coated with a thick batter. Potatoes are economical and healthy too, rich in vital nutrients required for body. Kids loves the snack. Here you go with the detailed recipe of Aloo Pakora / Potato Bajji. Try it for snacks and enjoy the crispy snack with your family. Serve hot.