Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Crunchy Spicy Noodles Bhajiyas


1 cup Gram flour
1 packet boiled noodles (don’t over boil..keep it firm)
1 carrot peeled and finely shredded 
½ cup finely chopped cabbage
3 green chillies finely chopped (reduce if you don’t like it spicy)
1 inch piece thinly chopped Ginger
2 tbsp finely chopped Green coriander
Salt to taste
½ tsp red chilly powder
Oil for frying


Boil the noodles as per instructions on the packet.  Do not over boil…keep it firm. Strain , wash the noodles with cold water so the cooking process stops. Excess starch will also be removed. Strain..Now cut the noodles with the scissors roughly and keep it aside.

In a deep bowl add the shredded veggies, chopped chillies, coriander, ginger.
Add salt, turmeric and chilly powder.

Add in the gram flour and squeeze the veggies and  gram flour  with your hands as the water from the veggies will come out

Add 2tbsp water and mix well with your hands to form a thick batter. Batter should be smooth without any lumps.  

Add the noodles in the batter. Mix it lightly.

Heat oil in a pan on high flame.. Lower the flame to medium.

Take a tbsp full of mixture; drop it slowly in the hot oil. Fry 4 to 5 bhajiyas at a time. Do not over crowd the pan.

Deep fry till its light golden brown, flip and fry on the other side. Remove and leave it on a paper towel to absorb the excess oil.

Enjoy the crispy, spicy noodles bhajiya with green chutney or ketchup.

Leave a comment, would love to hear from you how you enjoyed making and eating these yummy crispy Bhajiyas.