Bajri na Vada (Pearl Millet Fritters) | How to make Bajri na Vada (Pearl Millet Fritters)

By Drashti Dholakia  |  11th Jan 2018  |  
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Bajri na Vada (Pearl Millet Fritters)by Drashti Dholakia
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    15

    mins
  • Serves

    3

    People

3

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About Bajri na Vada (Pearl Millet Fritters) Recipe

Bajri na Vada or Bajra Vada or Pearl Millet Fritters is a healthy snack dish that you should definitely try. These yummy fried vadas are made by combining Bajra Flour and Whole Wheat Flour along with other spices. These are very easy to make. Although these vadas are deep fried, you can enjoy them without guilt as they are made from Bajra (Pearl Millet) Flour, which has multiple health benefits. It is high in fiber content, powerful for controlling diabetes, reduces cholesterol and aids in digestion. The list is not exhaustive.

Bajri na Vada (Pearl Millet Fritters) is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Bajri na Vada (Pearl Millet Fritters) by Drashti Dholakia is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Bajri na Vada (Pearl Millet Fritters) is a dish which comes from Gujarat cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 3 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Bajri na Vada (Pearl Millet Fritters) takes 10 minute for the preparation and 15 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Bajri na Vada (Pearl Millet Fritters) make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Bajri na Vada (Pearl Millet Fritters) will be the best option for you. The flavor of Bajri na Vada (Pearl Millet Fritters) is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Bajri na Vada (Pearl Millet Fritters) at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

Bajri na Vada (Pearl Millet Fritters)

Ingredients to make Bajri na Vada (Pearl Millet Fritters)

  • 1 cup bajra flour/pearl millet flour
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • pinch of turmeric powder/haldi
  • 1/4 teaspoon jeera/cumin seeds powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dhaniya/coriander powder
  • 1 tablespoon jaggery
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1/4 cup dahi/curd
  • 1 tablespoon oil + more oil for deep frying
  • 1 green chilli finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon ajwain/carom seeds
  • salt to taste
  • water for kneading dough

How to make Bajri na Vada (Pearl Millet Fritters)

  1. In a wide bowl, combine the bajra flour and whole wheat flour along with all the ingredients.
  2. Mix well and knead into a stiff dough adding water gradually. Do not add too much water at once, otherwise the dough will get sticky.
  3. Check the seasoning and adjust salt level.
  4. Set the dough aside for 15-20 minutes. Divide the dough into small balls. Flatten each ball with your fingers into a small disc shape.
  5. Heat oil in a kadai/deep bottom pan for deep frying bajra vada. When the oil is hot enough, reduce the flame to medium and add vadas one by one. Fry the vadas in small batches.
  6. Deep fry till they turn golden brown in colour from both sides. Transfer them to a plate lined with a kitchen paper to absorb excess oil.
  7. Serve vadas hot with masala tea or green chutney.

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