Thin slices of vegetables or slit whole green chilies dipped in spicy batter and deep fried. A favorite during tea time and this is also served along with Rice and Rasam.
Time Required: 20 Minutes
For the Batter:
1 Cup Gram Flour (Bengal Gram Flour)
1/4 Cup Rice Flour
A pinch of Cooking Soda
1/2 tsp Chili Powder
1/2 tsp Jeera (Cumin) Powder
2 tbsp Hot Oil
Salt to taste
In a vessel mix Gram Flour, Rice Flour, Jeera Powder and Salt. Mix well. Add 2 tbsp hot oil. Add water and mix well. The consistency of the batter should be thick.
Cut Potato into thin roundels. Cut Onion into rings and slit the green chilies and remove the seeds.
Heat Oil in a kadai/frying pan. Dip the vegetable slices in the batter and deep fry on medium flame.
Fry until they turn golden brown.
This Bhajji / Pakora is usually prepared during festivals and auspicious occasions. Goes very well with Rice and Saaru/Rasam.