May 24, 2008

Milagai Bhajji /Chilli bhajji

I drool whenever I hear this name-milagai bhajji..It brings flashes sweet memories across my mind.Whenever I happen to go to Elliot's beach in chennai with my friends we used to have this..We also used to have a plate full of assorted bhajji's and this one was my favorite..We used to chat about endless topics while relishing this..Here goes the recipe for this spicy and delicious snack..



Gram flour / Besan - 1 cup
Rice flour - 3/4 cup
Chillies/Jalapenos of your choice - 8
Chilli powder - 1 teaspoon
Asafoetida / Hing - 1 pinch
Baking soda - 1 pinch
Salt to taste
Oil for frying


Mix all the ingredients along with enough water and bring to a batter consistency..
Dip the chillies in the batter and deep fry them till it turns golden brown..Jalapenos can also be used depending on your spice level..It can be also be stuffed with boiled and mashed potatoes before frying..Serve hot as it is or with ketchup..


Arundati - Channa masala
Siri - Sunshine punch
Srivalli - Rava Upma
Raaga - Tomato Red Pepper Soup
Ranji - Mango Kulfi
Dhivya - Kidney Bean rice
Lakshmi - Roasted Sepakizhangu
Swati - Bucking Bronco


  1. fav spicy fried chillies....i lov to have them with mango pickle....soo tastyy

  2. ummm neat looknig bajjis haan... and hey divs ... i would love to see ur pic in that dress... and u havent yet told me when ur anniv is... its coming rite...

  3. will make this soon..i hve the chillies,..

  4. even i drool at the very name of chilli bhaji!!love to have this with cool badam milk:)..just perfect anytime...urs looks really delcious...

  5. love chilli bhajji too - i would go get these at a little roadside place in Adyar near Hot Breads! And then go sit in Elliots Beach and eat them!! lol! what a coincidence - I really started to laugh when I read your post!

  6. I love this milaigai bhajji, they look neat Div! Love to eat at beach :)

  7. Hi Divya...
    This is my al time fav. Makes me to remember Chennai(Marina beach). YUM! YUM!

  8. i luv mirchi bajis....i do them very often..urs look yummy

  9. The pic makes me to grab Divya.Perfect one

  10. I'll have to remember this one. I just bought some jalapenos to plant in my backyard today and if previous years are any indication, in a few months I will have lots of them to play with.

  11. Do I have to say it looks yummilicious..yummy snack Divya!


  12. yes, yes, yes! those are for me! lovely bajjis Divya.

  13. lovely bhajjis//looks delicioous..i am drooling now..

  14. mirchi bajjis look yum ! I remember having these in Hyderabad and instantly loved them.

  15. Love the bhajji.. My favorite. Thanks for sharing.

  16. Looks so great and perfect evening snack.I did this once but the chili didn't get sticked to the flour..have to try it in your method.


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