Snack for all occasions. Also goes nicely with drinks.
(Note: Different types of vegetables can be used to make bajka. Such as lauki slices, bhindi cut in small pieces, pumpkin flower, or soaked chana mixed with the besan batter and fried. For chana ka bajka, besan should be adjusted according to the quantity of chana and chopped onion, green chili is also mixed with the batter.)
Pua/Malpua is a traditional Bihari (and probably Rajasthani also) dessert that is relished particularly during Holi. But I don't wait for Holi to enjoy it, I make it quite often. :-). Let me share with you this malpua/pua recipe that has a mixture of what I have learnt from my mother and my mother-in-law and my own original ideas.