Thursday, October 28, 2010

Potato & Greenchilly Bajji's ~ Aloo & Mirchi Bajji's



Mirchi Bajji / Mirapakaya Bajji is the common snack or appetizer to start with.Be it any season or celebration ,this Mirchi Bajji can be served at our home or can easily get it from near by street stalls.It is very famous in India.Being Mirchi ,as the hottest vegetable,It is still a favourite snack item to many people.It can be tastes good with Coconut or Tomato Chutney.This is an excellent recipe can be found in many places of India,dipping the Mirchis in big "Bandi's".So ,friends I tried & turned out well & tasted good and you may also like this hot ..hot Yummy..yummy  Aloo & Mirchi Bajji's with Fresh fleshy.

Ingredients:
  • Long Chillies/ Jalapeno-6
  • Potato-2no (Peel off the skin & cut small slices with the help of Knife or Potato slicer and place them in a bowl of water)
  • Gramflour/Besan/Channaflour-3cups
  • Vamu/Ajwaiin or Cumin/Jeera seeds-1tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric - a pinch
  • Dhaniya/Coriander powder - to sprinkle
  • Water - as needed to mix the batter
  • Oil-for deep frying
For stuffing or Filling the Bajji's there are different  types.
  1. Peanut & Tamarind paste or Amchur powder: Handful roasted powdered peanut & one small lime size tamarind juice  or 1tsp Amchurpowder & Salt.
  2. Sesame seeds &Tamarind paste: Mix about 5tsp of slightly roasted sesame (till) seeds ground to powder with small lime size tamarind soaked in warm water and remove thick juice & add salt.
  3. Potato & Lime Juice: You can have a raw potato grated or boiled potato mash ,Limejuice & Salt.
  4. Chanadal & Onion: Soak 2tbsp of Chanadal in water ,Chop 1 onion and grind it to form a fine paste & add salt.
Prepare the Stuffing with any one of the variety and keep it aside.

Cooking Process:
  • Take a bowl,mix the flour,Jeera,ajwaiin,salt & turmeric to a thick paste with water.
  • Slit the chillies in Lengthwise & remove the seeds if it is too hot.
  • Stuff the Chillies with the stuffing you made and keep it  in ready.
  • In a wide pan,add oil.When the oil is hot dip the chillies in the besan flour and put it in the oil and fry it medium heat till golden brown.
  • Drain it on a paper towel.
  • Sprinkle with Coriander/Dhaniya powder  or Jeera powder and Serve them in a plate when it is hot.
  • In the same Besan flour,dip the sliced potato pieces and put it in oil and fry it.
  • Drain it on  paper towel & Serve along with the Stuffed Mirapakaya Bajji's in a plate.
  • Enjoy the taste by having with a cup of tea!!
Variation:
  • If you have no time to preapare the Stuffing for Miirapakayalu,Simply make bajjis and let it cool &slit them lengthwise .Chop Onions finely,add salt & LimeJuice.Mix them with fingers and stuff them and they taste excellent.
  • These can also be served as a chat like ,Cut the Mirchi Bajjis in to roundpieces & spread them in a plate .Sprinkle  chopped onions,Salt & lemon juice with some fine sev.
  • Can be eaten along with rice mixed with any type of dals & Curries with a few drops of Ghee.
Note:
  • Do not slit chillies too long, the stuffed paste comes out of the Chillies.
  • Adjust the salt,tamarind juice or limejuice to taste.
  • Remove the seeds of the chillies ,if they are too hot to eat.
        
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1 comment:

  1. I never tried it before in India,Tried and tasted well.

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