Mulaku bhajji or mirchi bhajji

Mulaku bhajji

Mulaku bhajji

Mulaku bhajji is the most favorite snack for an average malayali . We can find small stores selling this all over kerala especially in places where we can find a  lot of people of people like railway station ,bus stations etc.
Here we are providing the recipe and how to prepare it in easy way.


Banana pepper / Koda mulaku – 10nos

Besan flour (Kadalamavu / chickpea flour) : 1 cup

Rice flour : 2 table spoon

Soda Bicarbonate / Baking soda : 2 pinches

Chilli powder : 2 teaspoon

Turmeric powder : 2 pinches

Water : 1/2 cup

Salt : as required

Oil : for deep frying


Preparation of Mulaku Bajji:

Make a thick batter using besan flour, rice flour and baking soda with water as needed.
Add chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt to the above batter and mix well using hand.
Keep the batter idle for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile wash the banana peppers and make a slit lengthwise on either sides but without separating at both ends.
Heat oil in a frying pan and allow it to boil.
When the oil becomes hot, dip/roll each bajji mulagu in to the batter and coat it evenly with the thick batter.
Drop it carefully into the hot oil and flip both sides in between.
Fry till both sides become golden brown and transfer to a plate with kitchen tissue paper.
Enjoy it hot with red coconut chilly chutney.


Batter should be thick  enough so as to cover the banana pepper.

by renoos-cheenachatti

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