Zucchini Bajji
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Zucchini Bajji Recipe | Zucchini Fritters Recipe

Bajji is a very popular evening snack. Instead of using regular vegetables, we can try to use vegetables like Zucchini ((சீமை சுரைக்காய்) for making Bajji to create a difference and get a 'wow' from the guests and family. Many doesn't know the Zucchini is a perfect vegetable for Bajji, it tastes awesome and melt in your mouth.  Heard that Zucchini is a zero calorie vegetable and it's not expensive as well. Zucchini Bajji is perfect for the evening snack. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snacks
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 142kcal
Author: Sowmya Venkatachalam

Ingredients

  • 1 number Zucchini (சீமை சுரைக்காய்)
  • 1 cup Gram Flour (Besan / Chickpea Flour) 1 cup = 250 ml
  • 1/2 cup Rice Flour
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1/8 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida (Asafetida / Hing)
  • 1/2 tsp Salt adjust to your taste
  • Cooking Oil for Deep Frying

Instructions

  • Wash and slice the Zucchini and keep it aside
  • Heat oil in a pan for deep frying the zucchini banjo
  • In a mixing bowl, take gram flour, rice flour, red chili powder, salt, asafoetida and baking soda and mix everything well
  • Add water little by little and make it to a batter. The consistency of the batter should be like dosa batter
  • Test the hotness of oil by dropping a pinch of batter. If the batter rises immediately with sizzling sound, then oil is ready
  • Add zucchini slices and coat it completely and gently drop it in oil. Deep fry the bajjis on both the sides till they are golden brown and all the bubbles ceases
  • Serve the delicious crispy Zucchini Fritters and enjoy the evening!

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Notes

Baking Soda is optional. Baking Soda gives fluffy and soft bajji.
You can also add a teaspoon of ghee in the batter to get a nice flavor
You can also use store bought readymade Bajji Mix to make this recipe
 
 

Nutrition

Serving: 2pcs | Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 16.7g | Protein: 4.5g | Saturated Fat: 0.6g | Sodium: 250mg | Potassium: 320mg | Fiber: 2.5g