Thursday, August 25, 2011

Cabbage Fritters or Pakoras

AKA Cabbage Pakodi /Pakoda
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Got introduced to these fritters during my MCA days when our neighbour made these and passed it to us. I was actually stunned to see the ingredient inside these pakoras was cabbage..Because those days we are only used to onion pakoras..Wanted to include this snack in my kitchen menu too..Since it is deep fried I haven't made it once or twice say in these 12-13years..
The other day specially made these to blog on my space..Honestly is this one unhinged snack - guilty of course..You are consuming the nature's most nutritious vegetable in not so healthy form..but once in a while you got to have a treat!!! so enjoy sparingly with portion control!!!

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Ingredients:Cabbage - 2 Cups
Channa Dhal Pwdr- 1 Cup
Green Chillies - 2 (chopped)
Baking Soda - A pinch
Red chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Pwdr - A pinch
Chat masala Pdwr - 1/2 tsp ( for extra flavour)
A pinch of Amchur pwdr
Curry leaves - 8-10
Coriander leaves chopped - a few
Salt - to Taste
Enough Water

Oil for deep frying
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Procedure:
1. Chop cabbage as shown in the pic and place it in a mixing bowl
2. Add the rest of the ingredients with water to make the batter thick enough to gather everything together. Adding excess water will make the Pakoras very oily. Food Pics7
3. Now drop small amounts of the mixed batter into the oil for deep frying.
Once the pakoras turn dark yellow or orange color strain them from oil onto a plate with issue paper to drain all the excess oil.
Arrange the Pakoras on a serving plate and enjoy with array of chutneys or sauces
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3 comments:

nivedita said...

Even though I prepare these many times,
seeing the clicks here, its tempting me to make and have it now at 11 in the night.
mouthwatering clicks. I love these pakodas.

kitchen queen said...

yummmmmmmmmmmy and crispy pakodas.

Priya said...

Crispy pakoras tempts me a lot,feel like munching some..