Aaloo sev bhujia (potato and Besan/chick pea flour ka sev)

After tedious days of cleaning house before Deepawali, it is the perfect time to indulge in cooking some snacks for Deepawali, either sweets or namkin.

So, this week we will start the journey…

This crispy, minty, tempting and chatpati recipe aaloo sev bhujia is suitable for any time.  You can store it for a fortnight or even for a month. Enjoy the recipe……

Ingredients:

  • Besan: 1 cup
  • Potato (boiled and mashed): 1 cup (4-5 no. medium size)
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Chili powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Roasted cumin powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Asafoetida powder: half teaspoon
  • Fresh Mint leaves: 15-20 leaves(If fresh leaves are not available you can use dry mint powder or can make the dish without it.)
  • Oil: for deep frying

Preparation:

  1. Boil, peel off and grate potatoes, mash them keep aside.
  2. Grind mint leaf and keep aside.
  3. Take a wide vessel; pour Besan, grinded mint, Chili powder, Turmeric powder, Roasted cumin powder, asafoetida and salt. Mix well
  4. Add boiled and mashed potatoes and knead them till the dough becomes soft. (The dough can be made in food processor also)

Method:

  1. Take bhujia maker, apply oil inside. Fill the maker with dough.
  2. Heat oil in a fry pan on medium heat (to check if oil is ready put a little piece of dough in the oil, it comes up slowly means it is ready, if doesn’t wait for couple of minutes ant test again).
  3. Now release the bhujia from the bhujia maker into the hot oil as shown in photo.
  4. Deep fry the bhujia on medium high heat.
  5. After they start to come up slowly turn over with tongs.
  6.  Fry till it becomes light brown in color.
  7. Remove bhujia from the oil; wait for few seconds to get the oil hot again.
  8. Repeat this till all dough is finished.
  9. Now, Aaloo bhujia (potato and Besan/chick pea flour ka sev) is ready to serve.
Aaloo sev bhujia (potato and Besan/chick pea flour ka sev)

Aaloo sev bhujia (potato and Besan/chick pea flour ka sev)

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

pour Besan, grinded mint, Chili powder, Turmeric powder, Roasted cumin powder, asafoetida and salt. Mix well

pour Besan, grinded mint, Chili powder, Turmeric powder, Roasted cumin powder, asafoetida and salt. Mix well

pour Besan, grinded mint, Chili powder, Turmeric powder, Roasted cumin powder, asafoetida and salt. Mix well

pour Besan, grinded mint, Chili powder, Turmeric powder, Roasted cumin powder, asafoetida and salt. Mix well

pour Besan, grinded mint, Chili powder, Turmeric powder, Roasted cumin powder, asafoetida and salt. Mix well

pour Besan, grinded mint, Chili powder, Turmeric powder, Roasted cumin powder, asafoetida and salt. Mix well

pour Besan, grinded mint, Chili powder, Turmeric powder, Roasted cumin powder, asafoetida and salt. Mix well

pour Besan, grinded mint, Chili powder, Turmeric powder, Roasted cumin powder, asafoetida and salt. Mix well

pour Besan, grinded mint, Chili powder, Turmeric powder, Roasted cumin powder, asafoetida and salt. Mix well

pour Besan, grinded mint, Chili powder, Turmeric powder, Roasted cumin powder, asafoetida and salt. Mix well

knead them till the dough becomes soft

knead them till the dough becomes soft

dough

dough

Fill the maker with dough.

Fill the maker with dough.

release the bhujia

release the bhujia

Deep fry the bhujia

Deep fry the bhujia

Deep fry the bhujia

Deep fry the bhujia

Remove bhujia from the oil

Remove bhujia from the oil

Aaloo sev bhujia (potato and Besan/chick pea flour ka sev)

Aaloo sev bhujia (potato and Besan/chick pea flour ka sev)

Aaloo sev bhujia (potato and Besan/chick pea flour ka sev)

Aaloo sev bhujia (potato and Besan/chick pea flour ka sev)

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