Aloo Ka Bhujiya /Potato Stir-Fry

A common delicacy in most North Indian homes and one of my personal favourite. I remember most of the times, Mummi/Naani/Maami/Maasii would have packed Aloo ka Bhujiya with pooris and achaar/pickle during my train travels.


  • 5 Medium Sized Potatoes – Peeled, Washed And Cut Into Sticks
  • 1.5 Tbsp Refined Oil
  • 1 Tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Tsp Fenugreek/Methi Seeds
  • 2 Green Chillies, Slit
  • 3-4 Garlic Cloves, Chopped (Optional)
  • 1/2 Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1 Tsp Maggi Masala Powder/Garam Masala Powder
  • Salt, To Taste


Prep: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes

  1. Heat oil in a skillet on medium flame.
  2. Add cumin and fenugreek seeds. Let it crackle.
  3. Add green chilies and garlic(optional) to it. Let the raw smell of garlic fades.
  4. Add the potato slices to the pan. Lower the flame, cover it with a lid and let the potatoes get cooked.
  5. Once it’s partially cooked, add salt, turmeric, red chili powder, maggi masala/garam masala. Give it a good mix.
  6. Cover it with lid and let the potatoes cooked completely.
  7. Serve hot with pooris/rice-daal.