Monday, May 18, 2009

Plantain Bajji


Plantain(Raw Banana) - 1 -
Besan(Gram) flour - 6 tsp
Rice flour - 2 tsp
Corn flour - 1 tsp
Salt - 1/2 tsp
Hing(Asafoetida) - A pinch
Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Red Kesar color - A pinch(optional)
Baking Soda - 1/4 tsp(optional)
Oil - for frying


1. Peel off the skin of plantain and cut it as thin slices(length wise).
2. Mix besan, corn and rice flour together. Add salt, hing, chilli powder baking soda and 1/2 cup of water and mix well.
3. Heat oil in a frying pan(in a medium flame).
4. Dip each slice of plantain in the batter and slowly slide in oil. Fry it until plantain is cooked.(cook approximately for 4 min, turn the sides often).


-> Serve with tomato ketchup or with green chilli sauce or coconut chutney.
-> Same like we can prepare with onion, capsicum, potato, bread, cabbage, cauliflower...etc., as u like....Enjoy the snack!
-> But be cautious about oil, if you oil is more, press it in a tissue, take the excess oil out and have it.
-> Heart patients, person with high cholesterol, person who has gas trouble better avoid this.