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Vengaya bajji recipe | onion bajji recipe | onion pakora recipe

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Vengaya bajji recipe | onion bajji recipeVengaya bajji recipe | onion bajji recipe with step wise pics. This is one of the popular and easy south Indian tea time snacks that can be prepared at home in few minutes. Instead of using store bought bajji mix, try this simple recipe to get delicious, crispy onion bajjis.

As soon the weather changes, drizzles the very first thing that comes to the mind of any south indian is Bajji. Tea and bajji are one of the inseparable combinations like bread and butter.

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Vengaya bajji recipe | onion bajji recipe

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in a large mixing bowl, add gram flour (kadalai maavu), rice flour(arisi maavu), turmeric powder, chilli powder, ajwain(carom seeds), salt and cooking/baking soda a pinch(optional). If you do not have ajwain replace it with cumin seeds.

Vengaya bajji recipe | onion bajji recipe

mix well and add water little at a time to make a thick batter. the batter should not be runny as well as thick . when dropped from a ladle, it should flow like a ribbon. Vengaya bajji recipe | onion bajji recipe

slice the onions and keep it ready. dip the onions slices and evenly coat it on both sides with batter. take it out and drop it in oil.

Vengaya bajji recipe | onion bajji recipe

before adding it to oil, check if the oil is hot by dropping a pinch of batter into it and if it sizzles and gets brown faster, oil is hot and perfect. add the onions to the hot oil. do not turn it immediately. wait for few seconds and then turn. If turned immediately, it may stick to the ladle.

Vengaya bajji recipe | onion bajji recipe

keep turning sides until both sides are evenly brown.

Vengaya bajji recipe | onion bajji recipe

serve hot with chai.

Vengaya bajji recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup corn flour
  • 1/3 cup rice flour
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp ajwain seeds
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 pinch baking soda
  • 2 large onions sliced

Instructions

  • in a large mixing bowl, add gram flour (kadalai maavu), rice flour(arisi maavu), turmeric powder, chilli powder, ajwain(carom seeds), salt and cooking/baking soda a pinch(optional). 
  • mix well and add water little at a time to make a thick batter. the batter should not be runny as well as thick . when dropped from a ladle, it should flow like a ribbon.
  • slice the onions and keep it ready. dip the onions slices and evenly coat it on both sides with batter. take it out and drop it in oil.
  • before adding it to oil, check if the oil is hot by dropping a pinch of batter into it and if it sizzles and gets brown faster, oil is hot and perfect. add the onions to the hot oil. 
  • keep turning sides until both sides are evenly brown.
  • serve hot with chai.

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