Friday, May 24, 2013

Bhangarapan Bhairi/Mullu Murungai Keerai Vadai/Prickly Amaranth Leaves Fritters

Bhangarapan bhairi/Mullu Murungai Keerai vadai is a famous Madurai special fritter snacks prepared with prickly amaranth leaves, rice flour dough, spiced up with pepper and deep fried. This amaranth leaves have medicinal properties and rich in magnesium, iron, calcium, fibre, potassium, etc.This fritter is a popular street food known as bhangarapan bhairi in Madurai, Tamilnadu, India served by the street vendors during the evenings at a very reasonable price. This is a healthy snacks for school going kids. Try this healthy Prickly amaranth Leaves fritter recipe at home and Enjoy Cooking!!!


Mullu murungai keerai/Prickly amaranth            15 to 20 leaves
Raw rice flour                                                             200 gm
Pepper powder                                                          3 tsp
Salt                                                                             to taste
Oil                                                                              for deep frying


1. Separate the leaves from stem and wash it.
2. Grind the leaves to a smooth paste in a mixer grinder/blender by adding required amount of water.
3. Mix rice flour, pepper powder and salt.
4. Add the ground amaranth leaves paste to the flour mix and make it a dough by adding required amount of water. The dough should be in chapati dough consistency.
5. Heat oil in a thick  bottom kadai. Make 3 inches diameter patties with the dough and deep fry till it is cooked.
6. Sprinkle some spicy idli powder over and Serve hot.


This is new new to me. Looks great.

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