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RIDGE GOURD BAJJIES/FRITTERS

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Ridge gourd fritters/Bajjies are traditional snack during evening times of monsoon. 




Any vegetable can be used as a base for this snack. Each version of using veggie has its unique taste.  This snack is suited to coconut chutney very well. Coriander green chutney or mint chutney will also do well. 
It will be prepared in just ten minutes.
Ingredients:
Ridge gourd medium size Gram flour two cups Raw rice flour one cup Asafoetida one pinch Cold pressed peanut oil to deep fry Red chilly powder one spoon Cooking soda one pinch Water as required to make the batter( Idli  batter consistency) Ajwain seeds optional Salt to taste
Procedure:
Mix gram flour, raw rice flour, asafoetida, cooking soda, Salt, red chilly powder and ajwain seeds and water as required in a bowl and get them combined together to make the Idli batter consistency.



Wash the ridge gourd and remove the ridges using a peeler.

Make thin slices longitudinally on a dry plate and keep them ready.

Heat the oil to the deep-fry temperature


Dip each ri…