Bajri Methi Na Vada (Pearl Millet Flour Fritters) one of the traditional Gujarati snack recipe is a simple and delicious fritter made with Bajra (Pearl Millet) and Whole Wheat flour. The addition of fenugreek leaves (methi) along with some spices adds an additional dimension of flavors of the vada. These vadas have crispy yet melt in mouth texture
Serve barji vada with plain curd, spiced curd, pickles, or bite them along with tea/coffee. Best & must have during winter days also goes well during monsoon.
These vadas can be stored for upto 7-8 days without any problem.
- Methi ( fenugreek )leaves chopped 1 full cup
- Bajra (Pearl Millet) flour 1 ¼ cup
- Wheat flour ¾ cup
- Red chili powder 1 tsp
- Turmeric powder ¼ tsp
- Coriander powder ½ tsp
- Sugar 1-2 tsp or as per taste
- Green Garlic finely chopped ½ cup or as per taste
- Ginger-green chilies (paste) ¼ cup or as per taste
- Sesame seeds 1-2 tsp as per taste (optional)
- Curd (preferable little sour) 1/2 cup
- water as per requirement
- Salt to taste
- Oil 1-2 tsp + for deep frying
Prep: 10-15 min
Cooking: 15-20 min
In a mixing bowl add methi , Green Garlic, Ginger-green chili paste
Red Chilli Powder, Turmeric Powder, Coriander Powder, Sugar, Sesame Seeds, 1-2 tbps oil
& Mix well
Now Add Bajra and Wheat Flour , 1-2 tbps oil,
Add curd and water as per requirement mix well
and kneading into a stiff dough.
Now divide and make 5-6 rolls
Pick out small lumps from the rolls
Pres each lump between palms or by finger to form disc
Similarly prepare rest
Now Heat oil in a deep frying pan, Once oil is hot enough, add vada one by one , while adding vada keep it on high flame
And then turn it to medium flame, when once side I half done , turn over and fry the other side
Fry till golden brown from both sides
and then remove, Similarly do rest of the vadas in small batches
Your Barjri Methi Vada are ready to serve (store in air tight container)
You are ready to go ahead and try in your kitchen….
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