Chilli Bajji/Milaga Bajji

Hot Bajji is everyone’s favourite. It is a perfect evening time snack with hot tea. Today it is raining here, so i made it and post it here.


  1. Chillies/Bajji Milagai – 5
  2. Gram flour/Besan Flour/Kadalai maavu – 1 cup
  3. Rice flour/Arisi Maavu – 1/4 cup
  4. Chilli Powder – 2 tsp
  5. Asafoetida/Hing powder – 1/4 tsp
  6. Baking soda – a pinch (optional)
  7. Food colour – a pinch(optional)
  8. Salt – to taste
  9. Oil – required to fry


  1. cut and slit chillies and deseed it(it reduce the spiciness)
  2. this step is pure optional. you can put the bajji milagais in boiled salt water for 3 minutes and drain it


  1. Mix Besan flour , rice flour , chilli powder and salt with water
  2. The batter should be thick not watery. Batter should be coated with vegetable
  3. Heat oil in a pan
  4. Dip the chillies in batter and fry it in oil for 2 minutes
  5. Turn the bajjis and cook for another 2 minutes
  6. Drain the bajjis in paper towel and serve it


  1. While preparing bajji batter, i used to add 3/4 cup of water for 1 cup flour. check the consistency
  2. The oil should be hot for frying bajjis, check it by adding a drop of batter in oil, if it increases immediately to the surface , then it is perfect to fry bajjis .
  3. Else you should wait for few seconds and check it again before frying bajjis