ALOO BAJJI REECIPE

Ingredients

Potatoes – 2
Besan /Bengal gram flour/ kadalai mavu – 1 cup
Chilli powder – 2 tsp
Salt as needed
Cooking soda/ soda bi carb- 2 pinches
Oil – 1 tsp
Oil for deep frying

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How to make Aloo Bajji Recipe

. In a bowl, mix together besan, chilli powder, salt, 1 tsp oil and cooking soda.

. Add little water and mix nicely (a little vigorously) with your hands. This is done to get puffy and soft bajjis.

. Then add more water and prepare the bajji batter. I added little less than 3/4 cup of water. The bajji batter should neither be thin nor thick, so add water accordingly. Taste the batter and check for salt.

. Wash the potatoes well, peel the skin and slice it thinly.

. Heat oil in a kadai. To check if the oil is hot enough to fry the bajjis, drop a little batter into the oil, if it raises to the surface immediately, then the oil is hot enough to fry the bajjis.

. Now reduce the flame to medium, dip a potato slice into the batter in such a way that it is well coated on all the sides with the batter, then drop it gently into the oil. You can fry 3-4 bajjis at a time depending on the quantity of oil used.

. Cook both sides until golden brown. Remove from oil and put it in a colander or a paper towel to absorb excess oil.

. Serve hot with green chutney or coconut chutney or ketchup.

Enjoy!
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