Onion and Potato Bhajis

These can be a bit fiddly the first time but trust me, they are worth the effort. They are delicious hot from the pan, or cold. So think lunches, picnics etc

Ingredients

  • Oil

     

  • 700g potatoes, grated ( I don’t’ bother to peel them, it’s more nutritious !!! )

     

  • 2 med onions, finely sliced

     

  • 1/2tsp. Ground ginger

     

  • 2tsps ground coriander

     

  • 1tsp chilli powder

     

  • 1tsp chilli powder

     

  • 2tsps cumin seeds

     

  • 1tsp salt

     

  • Black pepper

     

  • 4tbsp gram(chickpea) flour ( self raising will do )

     

  • Water to bind.

Directions

  1. Grate the potatoes, place in a tea towel and squeeze out the liquid.
  2. Add onions and all the spices plus the flour and mix well. Add small amounts of water until you have a sticky mixture
  3. Heat about 1cm of oil in a large pan. Drop the mixture in 1tbsp at a time. Fry for about 3mins, turn and cook the other side. Lift out, put on a rack and keep warm. Serve with salad, coleslaw & curry mayo.

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