The gram flour vegetable fritters known as bajji or pakoras are deep-fried till golden brown after the raw veggies are immersed in a seasoned batter.
1 Raw Banana, sliced into 1/4-inch pieces
1 Potato (Aloo), sliced into 1/4-inch pieces
1 Onion, sliced into 1/4-inch pieces
Oil, for deep frying
Ingredients for Batter
1 cup Gram flour (besan)
1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
1/2 teaspoon Fennel seeds (Saunf), crushed
Salt, to taste
How to make South Indian Bajji Recipe – Onion Bajji | Raw Banana Bajji | Potato Bajji
To begin making the Vegetable Bajji Recipe (Pakora/Fritters), combine all the batter ingredients with just enough water to form a thick dip to coat the back of a spoon. Keep aside the batter aside.
Heat oil in a wok or kadai for deep frying.
Coat each of the sliced/cut vegetables in the gram flour batter gradually let it into the oil and deep fry until golden brown.
Drain the Vegetable Bajji (Pakoras) on an absorbent paper and plate it on a platter to serve.
Serve the Vegetable Bajji (Pakora) along with Raw Mango and Coconut Chutney Recipe and a cup of coffee as a tea-time snack or appetizer for parties.