This Potato bhaji is a Sattvik one specially made while fasting, all over India. The fragrance of ginger, green chillies and the tang of lemon make it one of a kind.
3 large potatoes boiled and deskinned
Two tbsps oil
1 tsp Jeera /Cumin seeds
A sprig of curry leaf
1 inch piece of ginger grated
2 green chillies minced
A pinch of Haldi /turmeric powder
1 tbsp grated coconut
Juice of half a lemon
1 tsp finely chopped coriander leaves
Lightly mash the potatoes. Heat the oil in a pan. Drop in the Jeera. After it splutters add the grated ginger, green chillies and curry leaves. Toss. Lower heat. Add the potatoes, Haldi, salt and mix well. Sprinkle a little water so that it doesn’t stick to the pan. Once it is heated thoroughly, add the grated coconut, Coriander leaves and lemon juice. Mix and serve hot with Poori or Chapati.
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