Friday, July 31, 2009

Onion Bajji



Bajji's -Hot and spicy . That makes them all-time favourite especially tea-time snack.

Be it any occassion bajjis are a must. Festivals,celebrations,weddings or any party. The menu will definitely have bajjis/pakora.

Onion pakora/bajji is more oftenly called a kanda bajji in maharastra( kanda means onion in marathi language)

These deep fried dumplings of onion mixed in besan with some spices.

Ingredients:
1. Besan flour - 1 cup
2. Green chilly - 3
3. Cumin/Jeera - 1/2 tsp
4. Mint leaves - 8 leaves
5. Coriander
6. Baking Soda - 1/4 tsp
7. Salt - as per taste
8. Onion - 2
9. Oil for frying

How to make kanda bajji?

1. Grind the chilly and cumin together.

2. Finely cute the coriander and mint leaves.Coarsely cut the onion.

3. Mix all the ingredients -besan, soda, chilly,salt,onion and the cut leaves.

4. Add water and mix well. Add water just sufficient to have a gel like texture.

5. Now heat the oil and drop small portions of the mixture.

6. Deep fry and remove when the dumplings turns brown/golden

Imagine a first monsoon rainy evening.You are having a hot cup of tea along with Onion bajji
Oooo Its soo cozy.
Yummy Onion Bajjis!!!

Bottom line: Forget the calories for a change

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

ummm... yammy bajjis :-)

Srini said...

Woh!! delicious Onion Bajjis... Thanks for the one.

Anonymous said...

they were mouth watering :p

Indian Kitchen Recipes said...

nice recipe. Thanks for sharing.