Bajri Methi Na Vada (Pearl Millet Flour Fritters) By Chef Jigss

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,



Mix well





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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