Bihari Aloo Bhujiya Recipe

If you love potatoes, then you must try this super simple and yet crunchy Bihari Aloo recipe that it packed with flavour and taste. All it takes is 15 minutes and you can serve it along with pudina paratha, a hot khadi or dal.

Karthika Gopalakrishnan
Bihari Aloo Bhujiya Recipe
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Bihari Aloo Bhujiya is a simple and humble recipe prepared in the households of Bihar. It requires the common ingredients available in the kitchen pantry and doesn’t involve much complex cooking techniques. It can be served as breakfast with parathas or as lunch with rice and curry. 

Serve the Bihari Aloo Bhujiya along with Pudina ParathaPunjabi Methi Kadhi Recipe for a wholesome weeknight dinner.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Bihari Recipes such as

  1. Bihari Dal Pitha Recipe
  2. Bihari Style Kadhi Badi Recipe
  3. Bihari Kale Channe Ki Ghugni Recipe

Cuisine: Bihari
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M


2 Servings


  • 2 Potatoes (Aloo) , peeled and cut lengthwise
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 2 Green Chillies , slit into halves
  • 1-1/2 tablespoon Mustard oil
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Bihari Aloo Bhujiya Recipe

  1. To begin making the Bihari Aloo Bhujiya Recipe, wash potatoes with water.

  2. Cut them into lengthy pieces similar to the one for finger chips. If you don’t prefer to use the skin, peel it and then chop them into pieces

  3. In a non-stick wok, add oil. Once the oil is hot, add cumin seeds and allow it to splutter.

  4. Now, add green chilies and saute it. Stir in the chopped potatoes and turmeric powder. Season it with salt.

  5. Reduce the flame. Cook until the potatoes are cooked completely. Towards the end, when the potatoes have almost cooked, open the lid and allow it to become crispy.

  6. At this stage you can optionally add more mustard oil and then sprinkle some more salt. Ensure you keep stirring occasionally so it gets cooked from all the sides.

  7. Once done, turn off the heat and transfer to as serving bowl.

  8. Serve the Bihari Aloo Bhujiya along with Pudina Paratha, Punjabi Methi Kadhi Recipe for a wholesome weeknight dinner.