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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Raw Banana Fritters / Balekayi Bajji



This is one of the famous street food which you can normally find in Bangalore and people call it as "Balekayi Bajji". Mangaloreans call them as "Kayi Parndh Podi". Well its all about this delicious tasty fritters which is a perfect snack to enjoy in the evening. This is very easy to prepare and it do not take much time as well.  Here is a recipe for you guys.


Preparation Time  : 10 min
Cooking Time        : 20 min
Serves                    : 4

Ingredients ::


English Name For Ingredients
Hindi Names For Ingredients
Quantity
Raw Banana
कच्चा केला
2
Gram Flour
बेसन
1/2 Cup
Red Chilli Powder
लाल मिर्च पाउडर
1 tbsp
Asafoetida
हींग
A pinch
Carom Seeds
अजवाइन
A pinch
Cooking Soda
खाना पकाने सोडा
A Pinch
Salt
नमक
To taste
Oil
तेल
For deep Frying

Preparations :






  1. Peel off the skin of raw banana and make thin slices. Wash well, drain the water and keep aside.
  2. Prepare a batter to dip the banana slices for frying. For that you have to add gram flour, red chilli powder, cooking soda, carom seeds and salt in a bowl.
  3. Seive them and add water to make a smooth fine batter. The consistency should not be too thick nor too thin. Add asafoetida to the batter and mix well.
  4. Heat a deep frying vessel and pour enough oil to make fritters. Meanwhile add required amount of salt to the banana slices.
  5. When oil is enough hot to fry take each banana slices and dip into batter and coat it nicely. Leave one by one and fry them on a medium flame.
  6. It will take around 5 minutes to cook, when it is crisp and golden remove from the heat and serve hot with a cup of hot tea/coffee along with mint chutney or sauce or any other chutney of your like.
  7. You can also sprinkle finely chopped onion and chaat masala above the fritters and serve.