Pithou Bhaja


  1. Potato – 1 medium size
  2. Brinjal – 1
  3. Potala – 3 no.
  4. Raw banana – 1
  5. Turmeric – 1 tsp
  6. Oil – 2 tbsp for sallow fry
  7. Salt – As per taste

Pithou batter ingredients:

  1. Rice -1/2 cup (Not boiled rice)
  2. Garlic – 5 cloves
  3. Dry Red chilly – 2 no
  4. Cumin – 1 tsp
  5. Mustard seed – 1 tsp (optional)
  6. Salt – 1 pinch


First prepare the pithou batter by soaking all the above mentioned ingredients together with some water and grinding them. It should not be too runny.

Cut potato, brinjal and banana into slices and potala in lentgh wise.Half boil all the vegetables with some water, turmeric and salt.

Now heat a tawa. Spread some oil over it. Dip the half boiled vegetables in the batter and fry on the tawa. Once it becomes golden brown, turn it to other side and fry till brown colour. Serve hot.

This recipe goes well with pakhala.

Note: This recipe is liked by all the health conscious people since very less oil is used for the preparation.


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