Ideal snack ( if you can ignore the calories) for a rainy day. This is not made often at home and when it is, it is a treat.
Chilie powder - to taste
Salt - to taste
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Ajwain - 1/4 tsp
Assorted veggies - cut into rings - onions, potatoes, capsicum
Cooking soda - a pinch
Oil for deep frying
Take besan, salt, chilie powder, ajwain and soda. Mix
Add sufficient water to make a slightly thick batter.
( You could add ginger-garlic paste, kasuri methi, chopped corriander leaves - whatever you think will add to the taste)
Dip the cut vegetables into the batter and drop into hot oil
Allow it to turn golden brown.
Drain the oil, remove and place on tissue to remove any excess oil
Serve with sauce, chutney, pickle or eat it plain.