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Saturday, April 16, 2011

Gujje(Tender Raw Jackfruit) Bajji(Podi)

Ingredients:
Small piece of Tender Raw Jackfruit / Gujje / Ele Halasinakayi
1 cup Rice flour / Akki hudi or Rice batter
Big pinch of Asafetida powder / Hingu
Salt to taste
10 - 15 Cumin seeds / Jeerige
10 - 15 Carom seeds / Ajwain seeds / Oma
3/4 - 1 tsp Chilly powder
Oil

Recipe:

Apply little oil on your hands and cut it into two halves. Take one half and cut it into medium sized long pieces as shown in the picture below.


Remove the outer skin of jackfruit. Gently remove the inner part and cut it into medium sized thin pieces as shown in the picture below. Put them in water for about 4-5 mins. Remove them from water and keep them aside.

Put rice flour, asafetida powder, cumin seeds, carom seeds, salt, chilly powder in a vessel. Mix them well by adding sufficient amount of water. (Don't make the batter too thin.)

Keep oil in a thick bottomed vessel and heat it. Take each jackfruit piece, dip it in batter and deep fry it in oil.

Serve hot along with Tomato ketchup.