10th April 2024

Goan Potato Patol Bhaji

Goan Potato Patol Bhaji

This Goan preparation is like a dry potato bhaji available all over India in many variants. It is popular in Goa as a breakfast meal. The Goan potato patol bhaji can be enjoyed with Goan pav or puris. People also have it in combination with White Pea Ros (click here for the pea ros recipe)

Serves: 2 to 3 Persons

Prep. Time: 15 Mins.

Cooking Time: 8 Mins. (active) + 10 Mins. (passive)


  • Potatoes (boiled and peeled) – 4 (300 gms.)
  • Onion (finely chopped) – 1 medium
  • Green Chillies (chopped) – 2 to 3
  • Curry Leaves – 6
  • Cumin Seeds – ½ tsp.
  • Asafoetida (hing) – a pinch
  • Turmeric Powder – ¼ tsp.
  • Ghee – 1 tbsp.
  • Salt – 1 tsp. or to taste

Step 1:     Chop 3 potatoes into small pieces and mash the one remaining.

Making of Goan Potato Patol Bhaji

Step 2:     Heat ghee in a pan, add the cumin, hing, curry leaves and sauté for a minute on medium heat.

Step 3:     Add the green chillies and onion and sauté till the onion is translucent.

Making of Goan Potato Patol Bhaji

Step 4:     Add the chopped potatoes and turmeric. Sauté for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the mashed potato, 1 cup warm water, sugar and 1 tsp. salt or to taste. Cover and cook on low heat for 12 to 15 minutes.

Making of Goan Potato Patol Bhaji
Making of Goan Potato Patol Bhaji
Goan Potato Patol Bhaji and Chana Ros


  1. Goan Mixed bhaji served with the Portuguese firmer bread roll, with the slice, and a cup of instant coffee milk. Absolutely belongs in the top 10 best breakfast meals I’ve ever eaten.

    Your recipe is much appreciated..

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