Batata Bhaaji is basically a potato stir fry vegetable. Potato/Batata is such a versatile vegetable that apart from being added to many veg as well as non veg dishes, you can find umpteen recipes for it’s stir fry all over India. And I suppose such stir fry is generally one of the most loved of all vegetable preparations!

Batata Bhaaji/Potato Veg For Dosa is one such vegetable preparation where boiled potatoes are stir fried in onions and tomatoes with some basic spices. Inspite of being a simple dish, it is so delicious that it can be relished with chapatis/rotis and daal rice too.

For some more such delicious dishes, do take a look at the following recipes too…

  1. Batatyachya Kaachrya
  2. Poori Bhaaji / Sukki Batata Bhaaji With Pooris
  3. Aaloo Methi
  4. Kaanda Batata Rassa
  5. Bataata Nu Shaak

Prep Time : 30 min

Cooking Time : 25 min

Serves : 4

Cup Used : 200 ml


  • 3 large Potatoes
  • 1 Large Onion… Thinly Sliced
  • 1 Medium Tomato… Chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Grated Ginger
  • 1/4 cup Corriander Leaves… Chopped Finely
  • 3/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Sugar… Optional
  • Salt To Taste

For The Tempering :

  • 3-4 tbs cup Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida
  • 2 Green Chillies… Chopped
  • 1 tsp Udid Daal
  • 1 tsp Chanaa Daal
  • 1 sprig Curry Leaves


  1. To make Batata Bhaaji for Dosa, clean and boil the potatoes in sufficient water till fully cooked.
  2. Peel and cube the potatoes and set aside till further use.
  3. Rinse and soak the udid daal and chanaa daal in clean water and set aside.
  4. Heat a pan and add oil to it. Add the mustard seeds to it.
  5. As soon as they splutter, add the asafoetida and the soaked udid and chanaa daal.
  6. Stir and add in the green chillies and curry leaves.
  7. Next, add the sliced onions and saute till translucent.
  8. Add the turmeric powder and stir. Add the chopped tomatoes and saute.
  9. Cook further till the tomatoes are mushy and the onions soft.
  10. Add the potato cubes, salt to taste and mix well.
  11. Cover and cook for a few minutes more.
  12. Garnish with the chopped corriander and switch off the flame.
  13. Use this delicious Batata Bhaaji to make Masala Dosa or just serve with chapatis and some daal rice.


Author: tastyrecipesfrompooja

An artist by nature, I love painting, travelling to different places and photographing nature, gardening, crochet, reading, etc. It's my nature to give my best to anything and everything I do. From a person who could cook very few dishes..... I have converted myself to a person who now can cook varied dishes! I like perfection in all my work. Reading a lot of recipes, watching different famous chefs' cooking shows on television and observing their methods, techniques and tips very closely and studiously what has made me a very good cook today. Though there are numerous recipes I haven't tried my hand at..... there are many other in which I have gained exerpertise only by trial and error! I still watch all interesting cookery shows on TV to gain more knowledge on cooking techniques of other cultures from here and abroad!! Nowadays, I have started adding healthy twists to my dishes as and when I can without compromising on their original taste. Started this blog to share a few recipes of mine with all other cooking enthusiasts! Happy cooking to all! 😃

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