Tuesday, 2 December 2014


Leaves of karpooravalli /Indian Borage are of medicinal value without any side effect. It cures colds and cough. The leaves are fleshy and soft with an astringent taste.It can be chewed raw or rubbed and inhale the aroma emanated. It relieves nose block immediately. This plant is normally grown in home garden as potted or in soil. The leaves are used for treatment of cold and It eases breathe of the infants and elders.
reduces the nasal congestion and sore throats.
helps in digestion if stomach upset.
used in cooking. Our grand mother suggested that we should grow the plant in our homes either in a pot or soil. 

Ingredients :

Karpooravalli leaves 12 nos.
Besan flour two cups
Raw rice flour half cup
Cooking soda two pinches
Asafoetida one pinch
Salt to taste
Red chilli powder one teaspoon
Cooking oil as required

Step by step procedure:

Mix Basan flour, rice flour, red chilli powder, cooking Soda, salt, Asafoetida together in a bowl.
Add water and make a batter as Idli batter consistency.
Karpooravalli or indian borage or Country borage leaves to be plucked and washed and collected in a dry plate.
Heat the cooking oil in a pan.
Dip each leaf into the batter .
Deep fry all the leaves in three batches.
Let the bajjies turn golden brown evenly.
Ready to serve hot. U can have these bajjies with coconut chutny or mint chutney and without any side dish.
Amazing taste,u will enjoy...!  .I promise...!

Moreover it is a stomach friendly snack...


Unknown said...

Super. Pictures are tempting :) Can we use same batter for plantain bhajji as well.

Unknown said...

Bhajjis have puffed up very well. I am amazed !

Unknown said...

Bhajjis have puffed up very well. I am amazed !

Sulosundar said...

Yes. The same batter can be used for different versions of veg bajjies as well.

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