Serves 5

Preperation Time 20 Minutes


600 gms of potatoes
1 one inch piece ginger
10-12 cloves of garlic
4-5 green chillies
1 ½ cups of gram flour (besan)
1 tspn of red chilli powder
Salt to taste
A pinch of soda bi-carbonate (baking soda)
¼ tspn turmeric powder
2 tblspns of chopped coriander leaves
Oil to fry


  • Boil, cool, peel and mash the potatoes and keep aside. Make a paste of ginger, garlic and green chillies.
  • Prepare a thick better of besan with water, red chilli powder, salt and soda bi-carbonate. Heat a little oil. Add ginger-garlic-green chilli paste.
  • Add mashed potatoes and turmeric powder and mix well. Add chopped coriander leaves and salt to taste. Let the mixture cool. When cold, form lemon sized balls.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Dip the potato balls into the besan batter and deep fry in hot oil till light golden brown.

Serve hot with chutney or sauce of your choice.


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