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Mirchi Bhaji (Green Chilly Fritters)

chile-verde-25761282883202b2qsHere comes mouth watering hot snack which is very popular and liked by all category of people. Basically, mirchi bhaji is a combination of two hindi words. Green chilly is known as Mirchi (actually it is hari mirch) and fritter is know as bhaji in Hindi (Indian national language). Mirchi bhaji is a well known street side food in all most all southern states of India. Mirchi bhaji is a hot and spicy tea time snack, the ingredients of which are green chillies and gram flour. This dish is prepared in different ways in different regions of India. I am preparing this dish using little bit spices which are good for health and enhance the taste of mirchi bhaji. I saw my uncle preparing this dish, I learnt it from him. You have to choose green chillies very carefully. They should be light green in colour and little bit thick in dimension and of course should be fresh. You will be happy to know that it consumes very less time for preparation and is very easy to prepare. Let’s see how to prepare hot and spicy mirchi bhaji.   Continue reading →

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Palak Pakoda ( Spinach Fritters )

Pile of baby spinachThis is an Indian snack, which is one of the very popular snacks. It is made from Palak/Spinach and Gram flour. I am using some spices to enhance the taste of the dish. Spinach is a versatile vegetable that is popular worldwide. Nearly every cuisine features it. It is a shiny green leafy vegetable, which is believed to have originated in Asia. Spinach has got a strong and very pleasant flavour. Spinach is rich in Vitamin A and is a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin E, folic acid,Calcium and iron. Palak pakoda can be prepared instantly, it does not require much time for preparation as such. It is easy for bigginner as well, all you have to do is – you have to mix the ingredients in proper proportions as I mention here. Whenever you feel of having hot and spicy snacks, you can prepare this snack immediately without taking much time. It can be served as starter or as evening tea time snack. Even, in South Indian houses, this dish is served for lunch as side snack in festivals. Let’s see the preparation of hot and spicy palak pakoda.   Continue reading →