Mirchi Bajji Recipe / Milagai Bajji Recipe with step by step pictures, a much needed snack for this chill climate with slight variation from other bajji's.
Slit the bajji milagai in the center with a knife and gently scrap the seeds out. Then wash it thoroughly.
Measure and keep all the other ingredients ready. Take a wide bowl and add besan flour first.
Then add rice flour, turmeric powder, chilli powder, jeera, hing, ginger - garlic paste, cooking soda and required salt. Now pour water little by little and start mixing without any lumps. The batter should be like dosa batter not too thick nor watery.
Then add 1 tsp of ghee. Heat oil in a kadai, the oil temperature should not be fuming or low. To check the oil temperature, drop a pinch of batter in the oil, if it raise immediately, the oil temperature is perfect.
Also pour 1 ladle full of hot oil to the batter and mix again. Dip and coat the mirchi bajji in the batter on both sides evenly. Wipe the mirchi bajji on the edges of the bowl to remove excess batter.
Drop it in the oil carefully, once it gets cooked, turn to other side and fry till golden brown. Do the whole process in medium flame, else it wont get cooked inside. Drain it in kitchen towel and repeat the same with the remaining bajji milagai.