Methi ka bhajiya

Makes a super munch and goes well with a cup of hot chai. They taste great with or without the banana.

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Makes: 8 to 10 small bhajiyas


  • 1/2 cup besan (gram flour)
  • 1/2 cup chopped methi
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • A pinch of sambhar powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • A pinch of baking soda
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Salt to taste


Oil for deep frying


  1. Mix all the ingredients together to form a batter.
  2. Heat the oil in a frying pan.
  3. Make small pakoras with your hand and deep fry till well done.
  4. Serve hot with green chutney.


Options: you can add 2 tsp of chopped banana to the mixture to add that little sweet taste.

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