Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Vazhakkai Bajji / Plantain Fritters / Happy Blogger Award

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Hot N Spicy Bajjis are an irresistible snack during cold wintery days with piping hot Indian Masala Chai..!  
It is a favorite among all age groups. I have great memories of  my mom preparing  this for us &  we would empty the plate within minutes..!
In this recipe, the thinly sliced raw banana are dipped in batter and deep fried in oil to crisp. It makes a yummy combo with  mint chutney, coconut chutney or  red  chutney.
Try this common and much loved snack recipe today & enjoy the spicy taste..!!
Ingredients:
  • Plantain / Raw banana               - 1
  • Besan flour                               - 2 cups
  • Rice flour                                  - 3 to 4 tbsp
  • Red chilly pwd                          - 1 tsp
  • Asafetida                                  - a pinch
  • Baking soda                              - a pinch
  • Oil to fry
  • Salt to taste
Method:
  1. Wash and peel the skin of the plantain.
  2. Slice them into thin slices lengthwise.
  3. It shouldn’t  be too thick or too thin.
  4. Mix the besan flour, rice flour, red chilly pwd, asafetida,salt and baking soda.
  5. Add little water and make a batter of thick consistency.
  1. Dip the slices in batter, so that it is coated evenly.
  1. Meanwhile, heat oil in a pan in medium flame.
  2. Once the oil is hot, drop the coated slices one by one.
  1. Fry till the bajji are cooked and turned into golden brown color.
  1. Transfer them into a kitchen tissue to remove the excess oil.
  1. Serve hot with mint chutneyred chutney..!
Keep Smiling..:)

79 comments:

  1. I love banana fritters..congrats on receiving the award!

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  2. Banana fritters making me hungry..
    Congratulation for the award!

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  3. that is my favourite especially with ice cream on top/

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  4. It look crispy and yummy ! Really interesting recipe , back home we have these kind , too but it's always the sweet ones :P

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  5. Banana fritters look so delicious. Would be great with my coffee now :-)

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  6. Happy New Year!!!
    Love to try this recipe, sounds great!

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  7. Happy New Year!
    The fritters look delicious!
    Congrats on you award!

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  8. Bhaji looks simply awesome. Wish I was there to have a taste of it.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  9. lovely fritters...congrats on ur desrved award...

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  10. banana fritters looks so good

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  11. lovely fitters. Congrats on your award

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  12. Congratzz on ur award .......
    Bhaji looks awesome....

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  13. Congrats on your award...Bajii looks so delicious and tempting....

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  14. Jay I am so tempted seeing ur bajjis can u please parcel me a large quantity.

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  15. Hi Jay!

    Let me tell you it's truly awesome and cool to have a bigwig in the blogosphere like you visiting and commenting on my blog. :)

    Those bajjis look heavenly crispy, I wish I had some to munch on right now.

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  16. delicious looking snack fabulously done

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  17. Bajjis looks crisp and delicious.Congrats on our award,wishing you and your family happy new year 2012.

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  18. crispy and super tempting bajjis tempts me a lot,mouthwatering here..Congrats on our award,wishing you and your family happy new year 2012.

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  19. Perfect with a cup of tea..yummy snack

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  20. Reminds me of my PG hostel...Loved these for tea...Looks perfect and yummy...
    Happy New Year..

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  21. Buñuelos de plátano... qué rica receta de postre o para cualquier merienda.
    Enhorabuena por compartirla.
    Saludos, Jay

    FELIZ AÑO NUEVO.

    Juan Carlos.
    http://la-lengua-de-la-mariposa.blogspot.com

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  22. Beautiful recipe! Congrats on the award too. Well done. Well deserved. :)

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  23. I love plantain, here in Mexico I eat it pretty often just like the way you prepared it

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  24. My all time favorite snack..looks very tempting..Happy New Year..

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  25. Yummilicious n crispy fried ones..
    Lovely!!
    Congrats on your well deserved awards and Thanx a ton for passing it to me,Jay!! Feeling honoured..
    wishing you a happy 2012 !!

    Erivum Puliyum

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  26. looks great, perfect on a rainy day!

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  27. I love almost everything with bananas and sweet.

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  28. thanks for stopping by & taking time to browse..
    I appreciate all your comments, feedback & input..hope you enjoy your day and do come back..;)

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  29. WOW, I am soo glad to follow you :D these looks sooo yummie :D

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  30. Banana fritters looks crispy, yummy, tempting and lovely. Perfect for snacks.
    Heartiest congratulations to you for your award. Thanks a lot for sharing this lovely award with me.

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  31. hi jay, you really make me feel hungry, this is one of my favorite tea time dessert. have a nice day dear

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  32. Congrats on your award! yummy bajji's!

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  33. Congrats on your award!!!
    fritters are looking very crispy and delicious ...great in this weather...

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  34. perfect for the cold evenings now

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  35. Definitely these are an irresistible snack

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  36. bajji is very much tempting jay and nicely explained too

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  37. Really tempting..these will be really perfect with hot cuppa.

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  38. These look delicious Jay. I too used to gobble them up when mom made them, but haven't tried these myself yet

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  39. Wonderful and tasty with that cup of hot tea.

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  40. hi jay, a very happy new year to you!

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  41. ur bajjis are tempting me.... and they looking very crispy

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  42. Wow!
    Always loved this raw banana bajji, The presentation is superb, feel like picking up from the plate and polishing off the whole plate.
    Happy New Year!

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  43. awesome jay. kela pakoda tastes yummy. now i know when i go home i m making this.. and congo for the award. just a query.. how does this award thing work?

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  44. banana fritters look delicious dear...n congrats on ur award :-)

    http://onlyfishrecipes.blogspot.com/

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  45. Jay, I would eat anything covered in that tempting, crispy batter! No wonder these are so popular...yum!

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  46. yummy bajji. we make it with a slightly differnet combon of flours. check my blog for my ratio. i want some of your bajji now :-)

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  47. thanks for passing me the award. u made me really happy..

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  48. ooh they are perfect with the cuppa am drinking right now ! congrats on d award

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  49. Thanks for visiting my blog. Looking through your recipes, and easy tutorials impressed me, so now I follow you, and can't wait to try some of your tasty presentations.

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  50. These look delicious! I may have trouble finding some of the ingredients here, but am sure going to try!

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  51. I'll happily have some crispy bajjis rite now..tempting..

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  52. Thanks for visiting my blog Jay! Great recipes here!

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  53. Its perfect for the chill weather here and I love them :). Congrats on the award.

    dumuli.blogspot.com

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  54. Hello Jay, I´m glad you´ve found my blog, now I have the opportunity to read your great recipes. I also stay here, regards,

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  55. tasty banana dish
    congrats for award

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  56. Perfect on a cold day like this, looks superb. Congrats on your award.

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  57. Tasty, spicy & delicious bajis!!! Loved them :) Congrats on ur award & thanks a lot for sharing it with me!!

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  58. Dear Jay, What a delicious snack! I love plantains and I also would love the spicy dipping sauce. Good and healthy snack. Blessings, Catherine

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  59. Congrats on the award.Fritters are the perfect tea-time snack.

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  60. Crispy n yummy fritters, my all time fav...
    Congratz on ur award...

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  61. Never tried this bhajiya. Should try it soon

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  62. Perfect snack for cold evening.Congrats on your award.

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  63. This got to be a yummy fritters !

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  64. What a yummy snack! Congrats on your fantastic award!

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  65. This looks something similar to a Philippine snack called "maruya", I love this!

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  66. Jay, congrats for the well deserved award. This is a yummy snack. Give it to me anything, I will be a happy girl:D

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  67. Looks great yummy :) thanks for following ,following back :)

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  68. Super! Looks great! I will try it!

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  69. Thank you so much for sharing! These are amazing and I’ve been inspired to feature them in my Friday Food Fetish roundup. If you have any objections, please let me know. Moar, moar, MOAR please :)

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  70. First of all, a BIG THANKS to you for passing on this wonderful award to me, i am on top of the moon! these bajji's look delecious, golden & crispy.. even i have fond memories of my mom frying up a batch :)

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  71. Yes & Please JavelinWarrior..
    glad to see my recipe link in friday food fetish roundup..:)

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  72. Thanks for your lovely comments friends..
    have a nice day..;)

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  73. Vazhakkai Bajji's are superb. Congrats on your award.

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