Karela Bajji Recipe - Pavakkai Bajji Recipe | Bittergourd

Karela Bajji Recipe is a typical Indian snack, dipped in thick gram flour batter and deep fried. Serve it as a tea time snack along with Green chutney and a hot cup of Masala Chai.

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Karela Bajji Recipe - Pavakkai Bajji Recipe | Bittergourd
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Karela Bajji Recipe is a crispy-crunchy bajji recipe, with a crispy outer made from gram flour along with a crunchy karela on the inside. The bajji batter is flavored with ajwain and garlic, adding to the delicious taste of the karela Bajji recipe.

Serve Karela Bajji Recipe as an evening snack along with Green Chutney and a hot cup of Masala Chai

Take a look at our other Bajji/ Pakora Recipes

  1. Palak Pakora Recipe
  2. Beguni Recipe
  3. Mirchi Bajji Recipe

 

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Appetizer
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

10 M

Total in

20 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 Karela (Bitter Gourd/ Pavakkai) , cut into roundels
  • For the Bajji  Batter 
  • 1/2 cup Gram flour (besan)
  • 3 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida (hing)
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Karela Bajji Recipe - Pavakkai Bajji Recipe | Bittergourd

  1. To begin making the Karela Bajji Recipe, wash the karela thoroughly, lightly peel off the skin and cut them into roundels of medium thickness. 

  2. *For the Karela Bajji Batter

  3. In a mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients of bajji batter which includes gram flour, turmeric powder, ajwain, garlic, red chilli powder, asafoetida, and salt.

  4. Mix in just enough water to form a thick batter to thickly coat back of a spoon. Keep the bajji batter aside.

  5. Heat oil in a heavy bottoemd pan/kadai for deep frying the karela bajji on medium heat. 

  6. Coat each of the sliced karela roundels in the gram flour bajji batter and gradually let it into the oil and deep fry the Karela Bajji until golden brown in color.

  7. Drain the Karela Bajji on an absorbent paper placed in a plate to absorb the excess oil  and serve hot.

  8. Serve Karela Bajji Recipe as an evening snack along with Green Chutney and a hot cup of Masala Chai

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