Heerekai bonda recipe | How to make ridge gourd fritters | Heerekayi bajji recipe

By Latha on September 7th, 2017

heerekaibajji or heerekayi bonda

Heerekai bonda or heerekayi bajji recipe explained with step by step pictures. Simple bajji or fritters prepared using ridgegourd. Heerekai bajji or heerekayi bonda are very tasty.

If you are looking for more ridge gourd recipes then check out my ridgegourd dosa, ridge gourd peel chutney and ridge gourd peel dosa recipes.

Heerekai bajji or bondas are very popular in Karnataka. They taste good and these are my favorite. You can also replace Ridgegourd with banana or potato or brinjal or breadfruit.

If you are looking for more deep fried snacks or fritters recipes then do check my mangalore buns, doddapathre bajji, crispy chilli bajji, goli baje, stuffed mirchi bajji, masala vade, banana chips, potato chips, kayi vade, maddur vada and many more recipes.

Heerekai bajji recipe

Preparation time: 5 min
Cooking time: 10 min
Serves: 2

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 1.5 cup gram flour or besan
  2. 1/4 cup rice flour
  3. 1 heerekai or ridgegourd
  4. 1/2 - 1 tsp red chili powder
  5. A small pinch of baking soda
  6. A big pinch of asafoetida
  7. Water as required
  8. Oil for deep frying
  9. Salt as per your taste.

Instructions for making heerekai bajji

  1. Wash and peel the ridgegourd.ridge gourd for heerekai bajji or heerekayi bonda
  2. After peeling make thin slices.ridge gourd slices for heerekai bajji or heerekayi bonda
  3. Next to prepare batter, take gram flour, rice flour, red chili powder, baking soda and asafoetida in a bowl.flour for heerekai bajji or heerekayi bonda
  4. Add in required water and prepare a thick batter, having dosa batter consistency.batter for heerekai bajji or heerekayi bonda
  5. Heat oil in a deep frying pan. Dip the ridgegourd slices in the batter and deep fry them. Serve it hot with tea or coffee.making heerekai bajji or heerekayi bonda

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