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Vaamu aaku bajji ~ Ajwain patte ke bajji

Aruna Saraschandra
5 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Vaamu aaku bajji ~ Ajwain patte ke bajji RECIPE

Vaamu aaku in telugu is also known as Doddaptre in kannada, ajwain patta in hindi, karpura valli in Tamil, carom leaves in English.  Carom leaves, carom seeds enhances the digestive function. As its raining in Adoni, thought to have some hot snacks. My mom told we will prepare vaamu akku bajji, i heard many times about this bajji but never tried. Today i did it for first time with my mom's instructions & home grown ajwain leaves.  It came very yummy , tasty and its very aromatic and main thing is it's  very easy to prepare .

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Indian
  • Frying
  • Snacks
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. Vaamu aaku/ carom leaves - 12
  2. Gram flour/besan - 1 cup
  3. Rice flour - 1/4 cup
  4. Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
  5. salt as per taste
  6. oil - to deep fry
  7. Hot oil - 1 tsp while mixing batter
  8. Baking soda - 1 pinch


  1. Arrange all ingredients
  2. Clean vaamu aaku/carom leaves with water and tap with kitchen towel carefully without breaking leaves.
  3. Take a bowl add gram slour/besan/sanagapindi, rice flour, salt, red chilli powder, salt, cooking soda and mix it well. 
  4. Add little amount of water mix it well without any lumps. 
  5. Add 1 tsp of hot oil in the batter to thick consistency as bajji batter. 
  6. Take a pan add oil to deep fry and heat it on low flame. Check the oil heat by drop  little amount of batter in oil if it comes up then oil is ready to fry bajji. 
  7. Take one ajwain  leaf in batter coat it both side, drop it in  oil  and fry it. 
  8. Fry the bajji both sides till changes color both sides and bubbles stop.
  9. Take the above fried bajji in plate. Continues the same process for remaking carom leaves/ajwain patta/vaamu akku and take it in plate. 

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Maithili Iyer
Maithili Iyer   Aug-06-2018


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