Poori Bhaji | How to make Poori Bhaji

By Anjana Chaturvedi  |  27th Aug 2015  |  
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  • Poori Bhaji, How to make Poori Bhaji
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About Poori Bhaji Recipe

Poori Bhaji is a very popular breakfast of Northern India,here I am sharing my favourite kathiyawadi style poori bhaji recipe.

Poori Bhaji

Ingredients to make Poori Bhaji

  • potatoes – 4 medium (500 gms)
  • tamarind pulp /Imli-2 tbsp
  • jaggery/Gur – 2 tbsp
  • turmeric/Haldi – 1tsp
  • Kashmiri Chili Powder – 2 tsp
  • coriander Powder/Dhaniya – 1tsp
  • ginger grated/Adrak – 1 tsp
  • Green chilies slit lengthwise – 3
  • Fresh coriander – 2 tbsp
  • salt – to taste
  • water – 3-4 cup
  • TEMPERING/TADKA
  • Cooking oil – 4 tbsp
  • mustard seeds /Rai- 1 tsp
  • fenugreek seeds/Methi dana -1/3 tsp
  • Urad daal/White Lentils -1 tbsp
  • Whole red chilies – 3
  • asafoetida /hing- 1/2 tsp
  • curry leaves – 10
  • sugar – 1/2 tsp
  • cloves/Laung – 2
  • cinnamon /Dalchini- 1/2 inch
  • Chili powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Bay leaf/tej patta- 1

How to make Poori Bhaji

  1. Wash and peel the potatoes (peeling is optional, you can use potatoes with the skin also).
  2. Chop potatoes into small pieces, like we chop for making poha.
  3. Heat oil in the pressure cooker and then add mustard, fenugreek and urad daal.
  4. When urad daal become golden then add cloves, cinnamon, curry leaves and sugar.
  5. Let the sugar melt,then add the potato pieces, ginger and green chilies and saute for a few seconds.
  6. Add chili powder, turmeric and coriander and again saute for few seconds.
  7. Add water and pressure cook on medium heat for 1 whistle.
  8. When cooker cools down then open it and slightly mash, if needed.
  9. Now add jaggery and tamarind pulp and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  10. Garnish with fresh coriander and serve.

Reviews for Poori Bhaji (3)

S.m Rasheed2 years ago

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R.Anandi Anand2 years ago

anjana ji ,today I made the bhaji.it came out very well.I never put imli ,I used to out amchoor..it was superb.I am posting the recipe photo.of course I served with amras also...
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Sujata Limbu3 years ago

looks very homely and tasty!
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