Batata Bhaaji (Potato Subji) – No Onion, Garlic recipe

Batata Bhaaji

Batata Bhaaji (Potato Subji)

This is Maharashtrian style Potato Subji that we generally make on auspicious occasions as a part of meal. You will find this in traditional Maharashtrian meals. This subji does not contain Onion and Garlic. This is a very easy recipe and does not require too many ingredients. This bhaaji is very tasty.


Boiled Potatoes 8 medium size

Spices for Batata Bhaaji – Crushed Chillies, Crushed Ginger, Curry Leaves and Fenugreek Seeds

Crushed Chillies 1 teaspoon

Curry leaves 7-8

Crushed Ginger 1 teaspoon

Fresh Scraped coconut 1 tablespoon

Chopped coriander 1 teaspoon

Lemon Juice ½ teaspoon

Sugar ½ teaspoon

Salt to taste

For Tempering / Tadka

Oil 1 teaspoon

Mustard Seeds ¼ teaspoon

Cumin Seeds ¼ teaspoon

Turmeric Powder ½ teaspoon

Asafoetida (Hing) ¼ teaspoon

Fenugreek (Methi) Seeds 5-6


1. Peel Boiled Potatoes and cut into medium size pieces.

2. In a wok, heat oil on medium heat.

3. Add mustard seeds, wait for splutter; add cumin seeds, wait for splutter

4. Add turmeric powder, asafoetida, fenugreek seeds, crushed chillies, crushed ginger and curry leaves. (I always make small pieces of curry leaves so that one can easily eat them).

5. Add potato pieces. Mix.

6. Add Sugar, Salt, Lemon juice, Scraped coconut, chopped coriander and gently mix.

7. Cook for 2 minutes and this tasty Batata Bhaaji is ready.

8. Serve hot with Puri or Roti (Indian Bread).

Batata Bhaaji

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