- Preheat the oil in a deep fryer to 350°F (180°C). Line a baking sheet with paper towels.
- In a bowl, combine the chickpea flour, spices, salt and cayenne pepper. Add the remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly.
- Using a 1-tbsp (15 ml) ice cream scoop, drop 6 balls of the mixture at a time into the hot oil. Watch out for splattering. Fry for 3 to 4 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on the paper towels.
- Enjoy as is or serve with cilantro chutney (see recipe) or store-bought mango chutney.
Bhajis freeze well after cooking. To serve, reheat in a 350°F (180°C) preheated oven for 10 minutes.