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Paneer Capsicum Bajji

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Bajji’s are a popular and delicious evening snack across Tamil Nadu. Made with paneer cubes and capsicum dipped in a batter and deep fried until golden brown.
Paneer Capsicum Bajji

Capsicums – 5 to 6, big, cut into squares
Paneer – 400 gms, cubed
Mint Chutney – 1 cup (recipe here)
Chaat Masala Powder – 1/2 tsp
Oil as required
Tooth picks – few, soaked in water for 5 minutes

For the batter:
Gram Flour – 5 to 6 cups
Rice Flour – 2 cups
Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp
Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
Roasted Gram Flour – 2 tblsp
Cooking Soda – a pinch
Salt as per taste

1. Add the paneer cubes to a large bowl.
2. Add the mint chutney and mix well until evenly coated.
3. Combine all the batter ingredients and pour enough water.
4. Mix well to a thick but pourable batter.
5. Heat oil in a frying pan over medium flame.
6. Stick one paneer cube and one capsicum in a toothpick.
7. Dip this in the batter.
8. Add to the hot oil and fry until golden brown.
9. Remove the tooth pick and discard.
10. Transfer the bajjis to a plate.
11. Sprinkle chaat masala powder on top.
12. Serve hot with chutney or sauce of choice.

image via Sujatha Raja

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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Ezhil April 18, 2021 - 9:42 am

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