May 25, 2015

Karpooravalli Leaves Bajji Recipe / Omavalli Bajji Recipe - Country Borage Recipes

Kapooravalli leaves has many medicinal uses, they are so easy to grow at home. Just plant a stem and they will grow from that into abundance.  You can just cut the leaves from it and use it.

Medicinal uses of karpooravalli leaves
1)It relieves cold and cough, when boiled in some water and consumed.
2)Cures stomach ache.
3)Controls dysentry.
4)Apple the crushed juices from the leaves on babies chest to get relief from congestion
5)Consuming this leaf regularly helps in weight loss.
6)Helps in digestion


A really delicious bajji can be made using that and you will never get the pungent taste from the leaves when it is made into this dish. It taste really good and yummy..My 1.5 year old daughter loved it, so guess the taste..

I made a simple bajji batter using gram flour alone. It has to be thick because the leaves need a thicker covering. Taste great with a cup of chai..

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 1 to 2 min per batch
Serves : 3 to 4


Karpooravalli / Omavalli - 20 leaves
Oil for deep frying

For Batter:
Gram Flour / Kadalaimavu - 1 cup
Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi - a pinch
Baking Soda / Cooking Soda a pinch
Water as needed


Wash the leaves really well and dry them.

Mix all the ingredients for batter in a bowl to a smooth batter.

Dip each leaf in the batter and fry till golden.

Drain and serve warm.

These are omavalli leaves

Wash them well and dry them

Take gram flour in a bowl

add in chilli powder

some salt

some asafoetida

pour in water

Add enough water to make a thick smooth paste

like this

add in little baking soda

mix well and set aside

Now dip the leave in the batter

coat it on both sides

deep fry in oil

fry till golden

drain them

drain them onto some paper towel


1 comment:

  1. wow this is amazing recipe ..i have this plant but dint knew this. Will try soon and will post the feedback..


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