June 2, 2007

DIFFERENT BAJJI'S

Spinach Bajji, Aloo Bajji and Mirchi Bajji... all are my family favorite evening snacks. All these snacks are very crunchy, tasty and easy snack recipes. Because once you prepare the besan batter, you can prepare different types of bajji's at a time. One by one recipes here :

Spinach Bajji:
Prep : 5mts
Cooking time: 15mts
Cuisine : Andhra
Serves : 3


Ingredients:
9 medium size spinach leaves (like above picture, wash and keep them dry)
3 tbsp besan (shanagapindi)
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
a big pinch of cooking soda
salt as per taste

Method:
1. Prepare the besan batter with all above ingredients except spinach leaves with help of water. Batter should be very thick consistency.

2. Heat the oil in a thick bottom kadai, dip each spinach leave in besan batter, fry till golden color and keep on kitchen paper towels.

3. Serve hot with tomato sauce.

Aloo Bajji:
Prep : 5mts
Cooking time: 15mts
Cuisine : Andhra
Serves : 3


Ingredients:
9 medium size Aloo thin slices (wash and keep them dry)
3 tbsp besan (shanagapindi)
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
a big pinch of cooking soda
salt as per taste

Method:
1. Prepare the besan batter with all above ingredients except pototo slices with help of water. Batter should be very thick consistency.

2. Heat the oil in a thick bottom kadai, dip each potato slice in besan batter, fry till golden color and keep on kitchen paper towels.

3. Serve hot with tomato sauce.

Mirchi Bajji:
Prep : 5mts
Cooking time: 15mts
Cuisine : Andhra
Serves : 3

Ingredients:
6 medium size long green chillies (wash and remove the seeds, keep them dry)
3 tbsp besan (shanagapindi)
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
a big pinch of cooking soda
salt as per taste


Method:
1. Prepare the besan batter with all above ingredients except green chillies with help of water. Batter should be very thick consistency.

2. Heat the oil in a thick bottom kadai, dip each green chilli in besan batter, fry till golden color and keep on kitchen paper towels.

3. Serve hot with tomato sauce.

Note: 1. If you want, you can use some filling mixture for mirchi bajji's for different taste like tamarind with jeera paste etc.,
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11 comments:

  1. anusharajiJune 02, 2007

    i was planning to post bhajis from long time but i couldnt resist myself from finishing them before taking a shot :))
    nwyyas my fav. is plantain bhaji and mirchi bhaji. never had aloo bhaji though :(

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  2. I've seen something similar on Asha's blog and now yours. This is a great idea for a snack. Here in the Caribbean we ususally only make it with thinly sliced brinjals.

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  3. Oh, my. These look amazing. I don't suppose you have any tricks to folding samosas? :)

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  4. oh yummy snacks..I love to make them when fasting..to have at the breaking time..

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  5. All the bhajis look yummy Jyothi! I love to snack on these too... I love chilli bhaji.

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  6. hi those r nice bhajjis..i love it...mouth watering baby!!!!!!!!!

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  7. yummy bhajjis love it!

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  8. @Hi Raji, prepare the aloo bajji and let me know. It will be very tasty. Thanks.

    @Hi Cynthia, Till now I didn't try bajji with brinjal. Gave me a great idea. Next will try surely. Thanks a lot.

    @Hi Elizabeth, thanks for your comment.

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  9. @Hi Seena, you are absolutely right. These snacks are my favorite too. Thanks for your comment.

    @Hi Sig, I love too chilli bajji. Thanks for your comment and keep on visiting my dear.

    @Hi Shanti, thanks.

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  10. @Hi Roopa, thanks a lot dear. Keep on visiting... :)

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  11. Seems delicious. I want to try the onion bhajji. I am a bachelor and I have to do it on my own for my friends. Hope I don't mess it up.

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