Friday, May 20, 2011

Dosakaya Bajji ~ Cucumber Bajji


This is a very simple & easy recipe which I have learned from my Mother-in-Law.I liked this and tried this  in the U.S after getting a Indian style Yellow  Cucumber.As we all know the Bajji means containing a batter of Besan flour and adding the variety of Vegggies & frying them.But this Dosakaya Bajji is absolutely different and here goes the Dosakaya   Bajji recipe.

Ingredients:
  • Yellow Cucumber /Dosakaya- 2 no medium
  • Tamarind- 1/2 "
  • Garlic pods- 2 no
  • Green Chillies- 3no
  • Kothimeer - few
  • Salt to taste
Seasoning:
  • Oil-1tbsp
  • Mustard seeds-1/2tsp
  • Cumin seeds-1/2tsp
  • Turmeric- a pinch
  • Red chillies-2no splits
  • Asafoetida-pinch
  • Curryleaves-few
Method:
  • Clean the cucumbers ,peel it and remove the seeds or let it be of your choice.
  • Cut in to some big pieces.
  • Take a vessel add the Cucumber pieces,Garlic pods,Tamarind,Green chillies.
  • Pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  • Take a mixy jar ,add only the garlic pods,tamarind ,green chillies and salt.
  • Turn it to form like a paste.
  • Now add the cooked Cucumber pieces and just turn in the mixy jar very light.
  • Remove it from the Mixy jar and shift in to a bowl.
  • Now add oil in hard bottomed vessel and heat it.
  • Add the Cumin seeds,Mustard seeds,turmeric,Asafoetida,red chillies & Curry leaves.
  • Add this seasoning to the bowl.
  • Garnish with the Kothimeer.
  • Serve hot with rice along with a ghee.
  • Tasty....Tasty Dosakaya Bajji is ready !!!
Note:
  • Check the Bitternes of the Vegetable .
  • If the cucumber is well cooked ,no need to turn it in the Mixy jar. Mash it and add the grounded paste.
  • you can also steam cook .

2 comments:

  1. healthy and yummy bajji...

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  2. interesting piece of information, I had come to know about your web-page from my friend pramod, jaipur,i have read atleast eight posts of yours by now, and let me tell you, your blog gives the best and the most interesting information. This is just the kind of information that i had been looking for, i'm already your rss reader now and i would regularly watch out for the new posts, once again hats off to you! Thanks a million once again, Regards, dosakaya pachadi

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