Saturday, March 19, 2016

Pan Fried Bread Bajji ~ Day 72

Enjoy this quick and delicious, guilt-free bajjis whenever you crave for a deep fried  snack. 

 Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4

Bread slices - 4
Green chutney and sweet chutney - 2 tbsp each 
Oil - 3 to 4 tbsp
Chat masala - for garnishing
For the batter:
Chickpea flour / Besan / Kadalai maavu - 1 cup
Rice flour - 1/2 cup
Red chili powder - 2 tsp or to taste
Asafoetida - 1/2 tsp
Baking soda - a pinch (optional)
Salt - to taste

  1. Sift all the ingredients for the batter in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add water little at a time and make a batter which is in flowing consistency and can easily coat the bread.
  3. Cut the bread into 4 triangles.  Spread green chutney on one side and sweet chutney on the other side of the bread slices.
  4. Heat 1 tbsp oil in  skillet.  Dip the bread slices into the batter one at a time and place it on the hot skillet.  Drizzle some more oil around the bread slices.  
  5. Cook over medium heat until bottom of the bread slices are golden brown.  Flip and cook on the other side.  When both sides are cooked thoroughly, remove from the heat.  
  6. Repeat the process with rest of the bread slices.  Sprinkle with chat masala.
  7. Serve hot with ketchup or any spicy dip.

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