Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Mirchi bajji / Milaga bajji

Hi, I am back after long break with tasty, crispy and spicy Mirchi bajji. What else can be better than a milaga bajji and a cup of tea on a rainy day? Milaga bajji or mirchi bajji is an Indian popular evening snacks and it is a popular street food in Karnataka. It’s also one of those quick snacks that can be done when you have unexpected guests knocking at your door. We can prepare bajjis using many vegetables like raw banana, onion, potato etc. The most commonly used chillies for mirchi bajji is banana peppers or bhavnagari chillies.
Nutrition facts:
There are 142 calories in a 38.2 grams serving of mirchi bajji. It contains about 6.4 g of fat, 16.7 g of carbs and 4.6 g of protein.

Banana Peppers – 4
Gram flour/ Besan flour – 1 cup
Rice flour – ¼ cup
Ginger garlic paste – 2 tsp
Chili powder – 3 tsp
Asafoetida – a pinch
Baking soda – a pinch
Salt to taste
Water as needed
Oil – for deep frying

1. In a mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients except peppers and oil.
2. Add water little by little and form a thick batter.
3. Heat oil in a kadai for deep frying.
4. Now dip the pepper in a batter and drop pepper in oil and fry till golden.
5. Drain it in paper towel. Serve hot.

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