#Pulse Kitchen How to make tasty, crispy bhajias at home

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Learn how to make golden, crispy bhajias with this simple recipe.

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Bhajias are a common Swahili food enjoyed by a lot of Kenyans.

Not only are they tasty but the simplicity in preparing them has made the food popular in a lot of homes.

Here is a simple bhajia recipe that you should definitely try out.



Gram flour

Turmeric powder

Chilli powder








1.Peel potatoes and slice them into thin slices

2.Crush the ginger and garlic in a pestle and mortar

3.In a bowl, add the garlic and ginger paste to gram flour along with the turmeric, chilli powder and coriander; mix them together.

4.Gradually pour water in the mixture, stirring until you achieve a thick batter – not too thick though.

5.Heat oil in a pan.

6.Dip potato slices in the batter then add them in the heated oil to fry.

7.Fry the potatoes until golden brown on both sides.

8.Serve with ketchup and enjoy.

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