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December 31, 2013

Chilli Bajji Recipe / Milagai Bajji - Bajji Recipes

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chilli bajji recipe

Chilli bajji/Molaga bajji in Tamil, Mirchi bajji in Hindi is an yummy snack recipe which most of us have tasted in exhibition and beach. Recently when i visited my in-laws place, my MIL made this bajji for us.We loved it a lot.Last week i tried the same in my kitchen.We all enjoyed this bajji with hot tea ! It tasted great for this cold weatherSmile.Do check out my onion bajji recipe if interested.Friends,I am closing this year with this hot chilli bajji, Milagai bajji post Smile.

I will meet u all in 2014 with some interesting &easy recipes.Wish u all  a very happy new year.May this new year be filled with happiness,joy and prosperity!!! Party smile



Chilli bajji

Chilli bajji Chilli bajji/Milagai bajji recipe-yummy evening snack !
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Snacks
Serves: Serves 4
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 10 Minutes
Total time: 20 Minutes

1 cup - 200ml
To make batter
  • Gram flour - 1/2 cup
  • Rice flour - 1/4 cup
  • Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds/jeera - 1 tsp
  • Cooking soda – A pinch
  • Kesari color - 1 pinch
  • Salt - as needed
  • Water - 1/2 cup
  • Bajji chilli – 3 - 5 nos
  • Cooking oil - to deep fry

  • Wash the chillies and slit it vertically.Remove the seeds and set aside.
Chilli bajji/Milagai bajji stepwise pcitures
  • In a wide bowl, take the flours,red chilli powder,kesari color,salt ,sodaa nd jeera.Mix well.Add the required water and mix well.I used 1/2 cup of water here.Adjust the quantity by keeping this as reference.
Chilli bajji/Milagai bajji stepwise pcitures
  • The consistency of batter should be slightly thicker.It should coat the chillies well.If it is too watery,tails will form in bajji.If it is too thick,bajji will become hard.
  • Heat oil in a kadai and put a drop of batter.If it raises immediately,oil temperature is right.
  • Now coat the chillies in the batter and drop in oil immediately.
Milagai bajji/Chilli bajji stepwise pictures
  • Deep fry both the sides till golden.Remove,drain in a tissue and serve hot.

  • U can use 1/3 cup of rice flour too if u want bajjis to be in softer side.
  • If the chillies are too spicy,deep fry the chillies alone after discarding the seeds and then make bajji as mentioned above.U can also soak the chillies in buttermilk to reduce the spiciness.
  • Adding Kesari color is optional.But it gives a  nice color as we get in bajji shops.
  • U can add little idli,dosa batter instead of cooking soda.

chilli hot bajji

Serve hot with tea and tomato sauce or coconut chutney

chilli bajji bite

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  1. aah... these bhajjis are calling me... yum...

  2. Mouthwatering hajjis especially in this climate!love the colour combinations and the clicks!

  3. OMG saliva in my mouth.. its tempting.

  4. like the second last photo :) i never miss out these whenever we goto any hill station or beach..

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  6. looks so tempting perfect for the weather

  7. Some Indians live in Australia but they are remember every time the Indian foods. So the Indians are make spice and testy Indian food in Australia kitchen.

  8. oh wow wow love that steaming hot bhaji pic :) looks super delicious and a very tempting one dear !!

  9. looks too tempting and wonderful clicks

  10. favorite....Happy new year 2014

  11. Mouthwatering bajjis..ooh so tempting pics!

  12. Happy New year Chitra...
    Hot hot chilli bajji perfect for this weather..

  13. perfect chilli treat for this chill weather :-), new year wishes to you !!!

  14. This looks so yummy :) Well explained recipe..Happy New Year
    Please participate in my event :) There are 2 giveaways as well :)

  15. i go nuts if i see tem.. bfully captured ..

  16. This is my hubby's fav. Perfect for this climate. Happy new year Chitra.

    1. Thank you. Wish you too a Happy and Prosperous New Year.

  17. Wow.. Wonderful blog with very good recipes.!!
    For how many hours do we need to soak chilies in buttermilk ?

    1. Just for 30 minutes is enough :) Thanks .

  18. hi tempting chilli bajji.but when i make it is not getting cooked well inside.outer layer is cooked and fine.when eating feels like eating raw chili without salt.please suggest some daughter eats only this bajji.thanks in advance.

    1. Hi Harini, Yes.. chilli won't cook completely. If you want salt taste in chillies, you can soak it in little buttermilk with salt Or you can stuff some masala. Please refer my Andhra Mirapakaya post.


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