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Aratikaya Bajji / Plantain Bajji is a popular evening snack in Andhra. The process is pretty simple, Plantains are thinly sliced, dipped in batter and fried. As simple as that.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 3-4 minutes per batch
Serves: 2-3
Aratikaya/Plantain : 2 large sliced as shown in the pic
To make the Batter:
Besan/Senagapindi: 1 cup
Rice Flour/Biyyappindi: 1/4 cup
Red chilli powder: 2 teaspoon
Baking soda: 1/2 teaspoon
Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Water: 3/4 cup
Take a large bowl of water with salt, peel and cut the plantain and put the pieces in the water so there is no dis coloration.
Mix all ingredients listed under for batter to make your batter.
Heat oil for deep frying, dip the eggplant pieces into the batter and drop them into the oil. Fry them on both sides till they turn golden brown for about 3-4 minutes.
Serve hot with some hot sauce or ketchup.
Note: apply some oil on your hands and the knife before peeling  the plantains. It’s very sticky.