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Simple and Easy Pakora

posted 8 Jan 2013, 16:51 by R A   [ updated 8 Jan 2013, 17:08 ]
Gram flour - 1 cup
Rice Flour - 1/2 cup
Ghee - 1 tbs
Green Chilly  2 nos
Red Chilly Powder - 1/2 tbsp(optional)
Salt to taste
Water - 1/2 cup
Curry Leaves - 1/2 cup (finely chopped)
Coriander Leaves - 1/2 cup (finely chopped)
Oil - for deep frying.

Chop green chillies finely. Mix besan flour and rice flour thoroughly. Add salt, curry leaves, coriander leaves, green chilly, red chilly powder, ghee and mix well. Add water slowly to make thich dough. It should not be of batter consistency. 

Heat oil in a shallow pan and when hot reduce the flame to medium. Take the dough in hand and put pieces into the oil. (no need to make the dough into perfect ball before frying). At one time depending upon the size of the pan about 6 to 8 nos can be fried. Keep turning the pieces till they turn golden brown. (Do not let it turn dark brown, for the taste of the pakoras might get altered). Drain the pakoras in kitchen towel and serve hot. 

Though these pakoras need no side dishes, it can be taken with tomato ketchup or green chutney.