Saturday, March 5, 2011

Vazhaikai Bajji / Raw banana fritters /Bhajiyas

Raw banana - Big fat (Kerala monthangai) -1
Besan (gram flour) - 1 cup
Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
Hing - a pinch
Salt as required
Peel the skin of the raw banana and cut it into half and chop thin broad slices.
Take a vessel add the besan,salt chilly powder,hing .
Add water and make a batter not thin nor too thick but with the consistency of dipping and coating the banana slices fully with the batter.
Now take a kadai and pour sufficient oil and heat the oil.
When the oil is hot dip the raw banana thin slices in the besan batter and drop into the oil.
You can drop 2 slices at a time.
Now deep fry the fritters on one side and flip on the other side as well.
In the side keep a plate with tissue napkins and put the fried fritters on it so that the tissues will absorb the oil.
After frying all the fritters put them on a serving plate.
Now the Vazhaikai bhajiyas /banana fritters is hot and ready to be had with tomato ketchup or even some nice chutney like coconut chutney or coriander chutney.
The bhajiyas should be had hot then only it can be enjoyed well.


  1. Indu,

    vazhaikai bajji looks delicious, my mom's favorite.

  2. These fritters remind me of the potato slice fritters we make so often...would love them.

  3. Fritters look so crispy and delicious.


  4. A superb tea time snack.. love it...

  5. Delicious crispy and tasty snack.

  6. Plaintain bajjis look very yummy.

  7. Wow such an amazing creativity you have done in your kitchen.. I love this...That must be so very tasty - I don't think I've tasted this. Thanks for this recipe

  8. Yummy fritters..crispy n crunchy!!

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