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Monday, December 1, 2008

Balekayi Bajji


1 Large Raw Banana / Balekayi

1/4 cup Bengalgram flour/Besan flour/Kadle hudi

1/2 cup Rice flour/Akki hudi

Pinch of Asafotida powder/Hingu

Salt to taste

10 Cumin seeds/Jeerige

10 Ajwain seeds / Oma

1/2 tsp Chilly powder



Take off only the fiber from the outer cover of raw banana as shown in the picture below. Chop it into medium sized thin pieces as shown in the picture below. Put this chopped raw banana in water for about 3-4 mins.

Place this banana pieces in a tissue or clean cotton cloth to dry.

Add rice flour, bengalgram flour, asafotida, cumin seeds, ajwain 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 bottommed vessel and heat it. Take each piece of raw banana, dip it in batter and deep fry it in oil. Serve hot along with Tomato ketchup.


SMN said...

idu enna gandana fav..

Deepthi said...

Hi ,
Saw your blog today...its really good..authentic south canara recipes !


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