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Aloo Bajji (బంగళ్ళదుంప బజ్జి, அலூ பஜ்ஜி, आलू बज्जी)

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Aloo Bajji (బంగళ్ళదుంప బజ్జి, அலூ பஜ்ஜி, आलू बज्जी) Aloo bajji is a popular delicious snack which is prepared all over India. It is spicy and is a delicious evening snack and serves as a great appetizer for any party. You can serve bajji with coriander chutney or tomato sauce or any other hot sauce. Sambar and Coconut chutney are great too.

Regional Dish : Andhra; Tamilnadu; Kerala;North India.

Cuisine Style : Andhra | Cooking  Time 20 minutes | Take with green chutney | Type Snack | Shelf Life : 1 day | Quantity : 5 Servings.

Appx. Nutritional values : calculated for 1 serving ( 2nos)

Calories (80K cals), Carbohydrates (14g) , Protein(2g) Fat (1.5g)

Ingredients :

  • Potatoes cut into thin slices  3no
  • Besan flour/gram flour    1/2 cup
  • Rice flour     3 tbsp
  • Baking soda     1 pinch
  • Chilli powder     1 tsp
  • Salt to taste   1/2 tsp
  • Oil for deep fry    1 cup
  • Water for making batter

Method :

  1. Peel the skin off the potatoes and slice them to 1/4 inch thick rounds.
  2. Leave them in a bowl of cold water while you prepare the batter for bajjis.( to avoid browning)
  3. In a bowl, combine besan, rice flour, chilli powder, salt, baking soda with enough water to make a slightly thick  and smooth batter.
  4. In a deep pan, heat oil till piping hot.
  5. Reduce the flame to medium.
  6. Dip each potato slice  in the wet batter till well coated and gently drop into the oil.
  7. Fry all pieces to golden brown in small batches taking care of not over-crowding the pan.
  8. When the bajjis start turning golden brown in color, increase the flame and let them fry for another minute.
  9. Remove and drain on a kitchen towel.
  10. Serve hot with ginger or any hot sauce.

Other variants / Cuisine Style : 1.  Aloo methi bajji.

 

 

 

 

 

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