Saturday, August 4, 2012

Deep Fried Plantain Recipe/Vazhakai Bhajji/Banana Fritters

Deep fried plantain/Vazahkai Bhajji/Banana fritters is a popular street food snack in south India prepared with plantain/raw banana slices coated with spicy batter and deep fried. Vazhakai bhajji is served in all the restaurants, hotels in Tamilnadu, Andhra, Karnataka and Kerala as a snack. This bhajji is a popular snack in Tamilnadu tea stalls served with coconut chutney or sambar. Try this deep fried plantain recipe at home and Enjoy Cooking!!!


Raw Banana/Plantain                   1 no
Gram Flour                                 30 gms
Rice Flour                                   10 gms
Chilli Powder                              1 1/2 tsp
Food colour                                a pinch (optional)
Salt                                             to taste
Oil                                              for deep frying


1.Wash plantain and cut into thin slices length-wise and keep aside.
2. Mix gram flour, rice flour, chilli powder, food colour and salt. Add required amount of water to make batter of medium consistency.
3. Heat oil in a thick bottom kadai.
4. Dip plantain slices in the batter to coat all over the plantain slice and deep fry in a slow fire till it is cooked well.
5. Serve hot with coconut chutney.


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