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Goli Bajje
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Goli Bajje | Mangalore Bajji

Goli bajje is a popular snack also known as mangalore bajji is a Mangalore special deep fried snack. It is a lightly fermented batter that yields a soft and fluffy fritter.
Prep Time8 hrs
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time8 hrs 20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Diet: Vegetarian
Servings: 24 pieces
Calories: 112kcal


  • 1 cup All purpose flour / Maida
  • ¼ cup Besan / kadalai maavu/ chick pea flour
  • ½ cup Yogurt
  • 3 tablespoon Coconut pieces I used grated coconut
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger finely grated
  • 2 teaspoon Green chilies finely chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon Sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon Baking Soda
  • Salt – to taste
  • Oil – to deep fry


  • Combine the flours, baking soda, sugar and salt in a bowl. Add the yogurt to it and mix well. Now slowly add water to make this into a thick batter. The batter should neither be too thick or too thin. It should be able to fall slowly when dropped from a ladle.
  • Cover the batter and leave it to ferment overnight or about 8 hrs. If your yogurt is sour, the fermentation would take lesser time. In my case I had to leave it outside for about 8 hrs.
  • Now add the rest of the ingredients and mix well.
  • Heat the oil in a pan and when the oil is hot enough add a tablespoon full of batter into the oil.
  • Fry these on both sides until golden brown in small batches and drain on a paper towel lined dish.
  • Serve the Goli Bajje hot with chutney or ketchup!


Calories: 112kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 19mg | Potassium: 28mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg