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Plantain Fritters Mixture

28 Sep

Aratikaya Bajji Mixture/ Plantain Fritters Chat


Plantains 1
Besan 1 cup
Red Chilli Powder 1/2 tsp
Soda-bi-carb a small pinch
Salt to taste

Raw Peanuts 1/2 cup
Onions 1
Green Chillies 1
Red Chilli Powder 1/2 tsp
Lemon 1
Coriander Leaves 10-15
Salt to taste

Method of preparation:

Remove ends, peel and chop plantain into thin circles.
Soak the chopped plantain cirlces in cold water.

Heat oil in wok until smoky hot and then reduce to medium high.

In a bowl, add besan, red chilli powder, salt and soda-bi-carb.
Add little by little water to make batter having honey like consistency.
Dip each plantain circle in besan batter coating both the sides and leave each slowly in hot oil.
Turn on both sides until golden brown and remove on kitchen napkin.

Heat a tbsp of oil in small pan, roast the peanuts until crisp and brown.
Wash and finely chop coriander leaves.
Wash, remove stem and finely chop green chilli.
Remove ends, peel and finely chop onion.
Chop the fried plantain circles into small pieces.

In a deep bowl, add chopped plantain pieces, roasted peanuts, chopped coriander leaves, green chilli, onion, red chilli powder and salt.
Mix thoroughly by giving a good pressure.
Squeeze a lemon on top and serve.

Notes: Make sure you fry the plantain circles right.