Pea Bhaji

Posted in : Snacks/Breakfast on by : Simmi Iyer

This pea bhaji recipe  illustrates the versatility of this crispy fried fritter by using fresh green peas, serving them alongside a pot of silky smooth crème dip

PEA BHAJIS

  • 300g of frozen peas, defrosted
  • 60g of gram flour
  • 50g of cornflour
  • 2 tsp mild curry powder
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds, lightly toasted
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander 
  • juice of a half lime
  • water, cold
  • 2g of sea salt

Method

1.To begin, whisk all of the dry ingredients together. Add the lime juice and enough water to bind – it should form a loose paste, but should not as loose as a purée

2. Mix in the peas, check the seasoning and cook in a deep-fryer until crispy. Make sure the centre of the bhaji is cooked through, hot and not liquid

  • 3. Place the bhajis on a piece of kitchen paper to drain and cool slightly

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