Friday, July 13, 2012

Aloo - Capsicum Bajji ( Pakodas).

Aloo- Capsicum  Bajjis are nice have with lunch or as evening snack. Its simple and does not take much oil too. Does not take much of your time also.

Things Needed:
Potatoes : 2
Capsicum : 2
Channa powder( Besan) : 1/2 cup.
Rice Powder : 1 Table spoon.
Red chilly Powder : 1 Tea spoon.
Jeera: 1/2 Tea spoon.
Salt :to taste
Water : as required.
Oil : 1 cup.
Method : 
Mix Besan , rice powder, salt, chilly powder and jeera in a bowl. Wash and cut capsicum and potatoes into thin slices. Keep it aside. Keep oil on the fire and heat.( let it be on the low flame).
Put water to the mixed besan and mix slowly. Add little by little water mix thoroughly and keep it aside. ( The dough should not be very watery, it should be like idli dough consistency).
See that oil is heated , take the slices of aloo and capsicum one by one and dip in the besan dough and fry in oil till brown on both sides.  
Fry them on medium heat and remove them from the frying pan and serve hot Potato -capsicum Bajjis with any chutney or tomato ketch-up. Repeat the same with remaining dough and cut aloo pieces.
Note : Fry them on medium heat other wise high heat will not cook the bajjis and it won't be tasty and if you fry in flame it absorbs lot of oil and it will be oily when you munch the bajjis.
Serves : 3 to 4.

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