Vijay Sai

Rookie - 42 Points (30 12 1975 / Trichy, South India)

Crispy Delight - Poem by Vijay Sai

Besan flour three cups
Rice flour one cup
Turmeric powder a few
Chilly powder very little
Sodium bicarbonate a pinch
Asafoetida for digestion
Common salt a sprinkle
Altogether binded with water
A smooth flowing batter
Banana pieces cut in vertical
And dipped in batter
Crisp fried in ground-nut oil
So tasty not to say
Colour and fragrance appealing so much
Feels like heaven in earth!


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Bajji recipe courtesy - my mother.Dear readers, please browse through google search to know about the delicacy.

Comments about Crispy Delight by Vijay Sai

  • Gold Star - 8,667 Points Bri Edwards (6/5/2014 3:00:00 PM)

    at your suggestion, i have reread this poem and found that i read and commented on it one year ago. but now i think i have figured out what you mean by So tasty not to say. i think i would write it is too tasty to describe or its taste is indescribable or the taste is out of this world! . i guess it is tasty. bri
    i liked this poem more than the last recipe/poem i read from you. this one seems to have better flow to it; it is more comfortable to read. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Owain Glyn (6/14/2013 4:51:00 AM)

    My saliva glands are working overtime! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 8,667 Points Bri Edwards (5/28/2013 11:18:00 PM)

    i looked at the poem as requested and then at the comments (32 i think) and i discovered that i had left the sixth comment (see page 4 of comments) ! i feel the same way, though i will add that the poem was not disturbing like some i have read. at least i could understand it and the english was ok, perhaps with the exception of the following section which i did not understand: So tasty not to say i wonder what that means. if you are ever in california you are invited to stop by and make a batch of bajji for me and my wife.
    thanks for sharing. but call before you come to the front door please. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 12 Points Farah Ilyas (5/7/2013 11:46:00 AM)

    ah what a foody poem...hmmmm...nice poem & recipe as well.....i think it increase my hunger: -( (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 171 Points Ajay Srivastava (4/13/2013 4:06:00 AM)

    have some good thought fry
    beatifully designed and presented
    get some meaningful energy
    use it for good cause and enjoy digestion. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,052 Points Douglas Scotney (2/2/2013 8:21:00 PM)

    a spoonful of humour rarely ruins a recipe (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sarojini Pattayat (1/13/2013 12:25:00 AM)

    nice.Beautiful expression. Whether you have practical experience.
    Best wishes (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 53 Points Amitava Mazumdar (1/11/2013 8:14:00 AM)

    tasty but not crispy, carry on (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 42 Points Adheez Van Der Beanthz (1/9/2013 8:30:00 AM)

    hm.. sound delicious
    nice poem, i like it (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,229 Points Thomas A Robinson (1/7/2013 7:33:00 AM)

    Poems are written to nourish the soul...why not the body. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 4 Points Nader Baheri (1/6/2013 1:59:00 AM)

    oh a recipe in a poem.i guess it must be so delicious.

    ~nb (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,678 Points Neela Nath (1/5/2013 11:21:00 PM)

    What a recipe! Great! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 657 Points Chandra Thiagarajan (1/5/2013 10:22:00 PM)

    A nice poem on Bajji-the crispy delight! We in S.India always crave for hot bajjis on a rainy day AN. It really feels like heaven on earth.
    On PH I read a similar poem on the making of Bajji by Indra Renganathan, if I remember correct. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Michael Silver (1/4/2013 9:12:00 PM)

    Well, if I wasn't hungry before reading this....... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Kishore Rao (1/4/2013 10:35:00 AM)

    wonderful.very innovative.used a recipe for poem.weldone.please also view my poems (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Rukhsar Ali Din (1/3/2013 1:44:00 PM)

    very nice, but a bit confuzing :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 10 Points Poet Of The River (1/3/2013 10:27:00 AM)

    interesting... a recipe? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Barbara Nixon (1/2/2013 10:53:00 AM)

    Sounds delicious! ! Great piece of writing and very original. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 46 Points Utsav Patel (12/31/2012 9:16:00 PM)

    Uhhh... Lovely... That little moment called happiness... (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,376 Points Kevin Patrick (12/31/2012 5:18:00 PM)

    An interesting read, all of it was compiled into a delicious recipe of original composition, I learned something new at the same time, I am more of an earl grey but I'll try to experiment. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 29, 2012

Poem Edited: Sunday, December 30, 2012


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