Kenyan potato fritters | How to make Kenyan potato fritters

By Bhumika Gandhi  |  6th Dec 2018  |  
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Kenyan potato frittersby Bhumika Gandhi
  • Prep Time


    1 /4Hours
  • Cook Time


  • Serves





About Kenyan potato fritters Recipe

Maru Bhajia’s are an extremely popular snack in East Africa, especially in Kenya.

Kenyan potato fritters

Ingredients to make Kenyan potato fritters

  • 3/4 cup rice, soaked for 2 hours
  • 3/4 cup gram flour
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic pest
  • 2-3 green chillies
  • salt to taste
  • 2 potatoes, thinly sliced
  • coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • oil for deep frying

How to make Kenyan potato fritters

  1. Grind the soaked rice with 1/2 cup water into a very fine but thick liquid.
  2. Add the gram flour, ginger-garlic paste, green chilies, and salt and blend for 1-2 minutes until all the ingredients are incorporated.
  3. Pour the mixture onto the sliced potatoes, add turmeric powder and coriander leaves and mix
  4. Deep fry for 2-3 minutes or until crispy
  5. Place onto a paper towel and serve with your favourite tomato chutney.

Reviews for Kenyan potato fritters (1)

Shelly Sharmaa year ago

Would love to try this.