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Kenyan potato fritters

Bhumi G
125 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Kenyan potato fritters RECIPE

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

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • Frying
  • Snacks
  • Vegan

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. 3/4 cup rice, soaked for 2 hours
  2. 3/4 cup gram flour
  3. 1 tsp ginger garlic pest
  4. 2-3 green chillies
  5. Salt to taste
  6. 2 potatoes, thinly sliced
  7. Coriander leaves, finely chopped
  8. Oil for deep frying


  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.

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Shelly Sharma
Shelly Sharma   Dec-06-2018

Would love to try this.

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