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Julienne Chili Fritters

31 Oct

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Julienne the fresh long green chiles. Batter is prepared with besan / gram flour and carom seeds. The green chiles are then dipped in besan batter and the batter is dropped into hot oil. The chili fritters are deep fried till golden brown in color. Serve julienne chili fritters as a snack or with steamed rice and dollop of ghee.
Makes: around 1 1/2 Cups of Julienne Chili Fritters.

Ingredients:

Whole Long Green Chiles 5
Besan 1/2 Cup
Ajwain / Carom Seeds 1/4 tsp
Soda bi carb a Small Pinch
Salt to Taste

Method of preparation:

Wash, remove stems and cut the green chili into half vertically.
Then cut the green chili into long thin strips.
In a mixing bowl, mix together besan, carom seeds, salt, soda bi carb into smooth thick paste adding as little water as possible.
Stir in julienne chili into the besan batter.

Heat oil in a pan on medium heat.
When oil gets hot, carefully drop the dipped julienne chili little by little.
Once the surface of the pan is full, lower the heat if necessary.
Fry on both sides till golden brown in color.
Remove the deep fried chili onto absorbent paper.
Serve julienne chili fritters as a snack or with steamed rice and dollop of ghee.
Notes: Make sure the besan batter is right.

Suggestions: If fritters doesn’t come out crispy, either reduce the amount of soda – bi – carb next try or fry again in medium low heat till done.
Variations: Check other fritters recipes here.
Other Names: Julienne Chili Fritters.