I love these things. Is it possible to cook them in e.g. a frying pan if I keep turning them around? Or maybe by just filling up my crockpot a little way with oil (enough to cover the Bhajis but not so much it will spill over or spit everywhere)? Is that safe?


Yes, you can cook them in about 1" of oil in a steep sided frying pan or wok. Just turn them reasonably frequently to ensure even cooking.

If you're dubious about using a lot of hot oil, you can use less by making your bhajis a flat, patty shape and shallow frying.

  • would you be able to bake them? – dassouki Nov 14 '11 at 19:25
  • Not really, you wouldn't get the same 'caramelisation'. You can reheat fried bhaajis in the oven though. – ElendilTheTall Nov 14 '11 at 20:59
  • @dassouki You could but the mix would probably go dry before the outside crisped up. Still tasty but not perfect - a bit like baking scotch eggs instead of frying them. – Gary Nov 14 '11 at 23:29

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