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Bhujia is a popular snack food in India, Pakistan, and Nepal. It is made from a mixture of spices, gram flour, and other ingredients. It is usually deep-fried and served as a snack or side dish. It can also be used as an ingredient in other dishes, such as chaat.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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besan (gram flour)

2 cups

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

cumin powder

1 teaspoon

ajwain (carom seeds)

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

baking soda

1/2 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/4 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

Oil for deep frying



Step 1:

In a large bowl, mix together the besan, red chilli powder, cumin powder, ajwain, salt, baking soda and turmeric powder.

Step 2:

Add the oil and mix until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

Step 3:

Heat the oil in a deep-frying pan over medium heat.

Step 4:

Take a small portion of the mixture and shape it into a small ball.

Step 5:

Carefully drop the ball into the hot oil and fry until golden brown.

Step 6:

Remove the bhujia from the oil and drain on paper towels.

Step 7:

Repeat the process with the remaining mixture.

Step 8:

Serve the bhujia hot with chutney or ketchup. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 13561 users have chowed down on Bhujia a whopping 30818 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Kolkata, Delhi, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Indore are the top 5 cities gobbling up Bhujia like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Bhujia, our users are head over heels in july, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Bhujia is the food of choice for 24-27 male, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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