Vazhakkai bajji is one of the very popular snack recipe of Indian cuisine. I love to munch on bajji particularly on a rainy day. The spicy taste of bajji along with garma garam tea is absolute divine. Also its a handy recipe to prepare quickly when we have unexpected guests. It tastes yummy along with a combo of chutney or sambar. This simple snack is prepared with besan flour, rice flour along with some flavorful spices. So, here is the easy vazhakkai bajji video recipe for you!
Vazhakkai / Raw banana - 2
Besan flour - 1 cup
Rice flour - 1/2 cup
Turmeric pwd - 1/4 tsp
Red chilli pwd - 3/4 tsp
Hing or asafoetida pwd - a pinch
Baking soda - 1/4 tsp
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil to deep fry
Wash and peel off the skin of vazhakkai.
Cut the edges and slice to thin pieces as shown in video.
Add them to water to prevent darkening of slices.
In a mixing bowl, add rice flour, besan flour, salt, baking soda, ginger garlic paste, turmeric pwd, red chilli pwd and hing.
Add water little by little and mix to smooth paste.
The batter should be thick & in smooth flowing consistency. (refer video)
Heat oil in pan.
Dip the vazhakkai slices in batter and drop carefully in hot oil.
Repeat the same with the other slices.
Take care not to overcrowd oil.
Deep fry in medium flame, until the vazhakkai turns golden & crispy.
Drain in kitchen tissue.
Lipsmacking delicious Vazhakkai bajjis are ready.
Enjoy hot with coffee/ tea!