Potato bajji recipe/ Potato fritters recipe/ Aloo pakora recipe with step by step picture recipe. Potato bajji is a very popular Indian snacks known by different name in different regions. In South India it is called as Potato Bajji. It is an easy and simple recipe where potato slices are coated in spiced besan/ gram flour batter and deep fried to crispy golden beauties. This is mostly found in street stalls and is popularly known as street food. Apart from the street stalls this is also made in homes to have as a tea time snacks especially during monsoon season.

Potato Bajji is called by different names region wise likewise the recipe also differ from one another. This potato bajji recipe can be altered and can use any other veggies like onion, brinjal, chilly, baby corns etc.

Likewise if you are having a get-together or a party or special occasions at home you can make a platter of different kinds of bajji/pakora and get impressed. This will serve as a perfect snacks or starter.

Potato Bajji or Potato fritters is an all time favourite and loved by all ages tea time snacks or a perfect snacks for monsoon season to have with hot cup of chai/tea. This can also be had as a side dish in lunch or dinner.

So let’s jump to the recipe. Please do try this easy peasy recipe and let me know how it turned out for you in the comments below.

  • Preparation time : 10 mins
  • Cooking time: 15 mins
  • Serves : 4


  • 2 potatoes
  • 1/2 cup Besan/ Gram flour
  • 2-3 tbsp Rice flour
  • A pinch of baking soda ( optional)
  • 1/2 tsp Ajwain seeds/ Carom seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Chilly powder
  • 1/2 tsp Chaat Masala
  • Pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup water or as required
  • 1 cup Oil for frying


Peel the potatoes and slice them into roundels. Add salt and soak chilled water while you make the other ingredients ready.

In a bowl add the gram flour and rice flour and mix well.

Add the remaining spice ingredients.

Mix them thoroughly.

Add water little at a time and make a smooth lumps free batter. The batter should be not thinly and should be running batter.

Drain the water from the Potato and pat them dry in clean kitchen towel. Now dip the potato slices in the spiced besan batter.

In the hot oil drop the potato slices.

Flip over and fry on both sides till golden and crisp.

Potato Bajji/ Aloo Bajji is ready. Serve with tomato ketchup or Chutney with piping hot chai/tea. Enjoy!

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog. I hope you like the recipe, please do share your valuable feedbacks, I would love to hear from you all. Happy cooking!

About Akum Raj Jamir

Hello Everyone.. I am Akum Raj Jamir. I am a Naga Lady born and bought up from Nagaland. Married to a Tamilian and settled in Chennai now.  I worked in hotel industry for 3 years and later I shifted to corporate sector and worked in US based MNC companies. In January 2014 I was blessed with a baby boy and that it when I decided to quit my job and give me full time for him as well as the home. Now I am a homemaker ☺.  I started cooking at the very small age. We sisters used to help mom in the kitchen and followed the foot step of my mom and that's how I developed my cooking skills. A foodie by nature and a passionate cook, loves everything about food. Cooking is my passion. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and try to bring the best in whatever I cook. I cook with all my heart and soul and this love is evident in the dishes I cook.  I believe in sharing a lot thus whatever I cook I share with fellow friends and my fan followings. So this space is all about food from my kitchen for foodies like me. Explore the recipes ☺

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