Aloo Bhujia/Potato Sev/Jar Snack

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Oct. 27, 2017

Made with a dough of mashed potatoes, besan and rice flour, the Aloo Bhujia has a melt-in-the-mouth texture. It also has an awesome flavour, with the spiciness of garam masala and the exhilarating tang of dry mango powder. With a perfect blend of spices, this recipe gives you an authentic flavour just like what you get in the market. Enjoy it with a cup of hot tea.

Ingredients

Boiled and mashed potatoes 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) ((peeled))
Besan 1 3/4 Cup (28 tbs) ((Bengal gram flour))
Rice flour 2 Tablespoon ((chawal ka atta))
Chilli powder 2 Tablespoon
Turmeric powder 1/4 Teaspoon ((haldi))
Garam masala 1/2 Teaspoon
Dried mango powder 1/2 Teaspoon ((amchur))
Salt To Taste
Black salt 1/2 Teaspoon ((For sprinkling))
Chaat masala 1 Teaspoon ((For sprinkling))
Oil 3 Cup (48 tbs) ((For deep frying))

Directions

Making:

1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and knead into a soft dough using enough water.

2. Divide the dough into 2 equal portions.

3. Put one portion of the dough in a greased smallest small hole sev "press" mould, press it properly and cover it with the lid.

4. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, press out thin strands of the sev in batches into the hot oil and deep-fry on a slow flame till they turn light brown in colour from both the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.

5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 to deep-fry the remaining sev.

Finalizing:

6. Keep aside to cool for 5 to 10 minutes.

7. Transfer the sev into a deep bowl, add the black salt and chaat masala evenly over it and break into pieces while mixing it with your hands.

Serving:

8.Serve with tea and enjoy.

Tips:

Store in an air-tight container and use as required.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 4