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milagai bajji recipe
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mirchi bajji recipe | Milagai bajji recipe | Chilli bajji recipe

mirchi bajji reciipe, batter coated banana chillies deep fried until golden brown and served as snack!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 10
Calories: 269kcal
Author: Harini


  • 10 banana chillies/ ooty bajji milagai
  • 1 cup kadalai mavu/ gram flour/besan
  • 1/3 cup rice flour/arisi mavu
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon caraom seeds/omam/ajwain
  • 1/8 teaspoon asafoetida
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda/cooking soda
  • About 1 cup water
  • Salt
  • Oil for deep frying


  • Wash and pat dry the chillies thoroughly.
  • Heat oil for deep frying
  • Take all the ingredients except water,oil and chillies in a mixing bowl.
  • Add 2 teaspoons hot oil and mix well.
  • Add water and whisk well to form a thick yet flowing batter.
  • Dip the banana chilies one b one and slide into hot oil
  • Deep fry until golden brown.
  • Serve hot.


1. you can add 1 teaspoon curd to the batter if ou do not want to add soda.
2. You can add 2 teaspoons rava for more crispy bajji
3. You can deep fry 2-3 chillies at a time depending on the size of the frying pan.
4. Make sure you add enough oil so that the whole chilli get immersed and fried up well.


Calories: 269kcal