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Saturday, September 25, 2010

Palak(Spinach) Pakoda

Ingredients:
25 - 30 baby Spinach leaves / Ele Palak soppu
1/4 medium sized Onion
2 - 3 Green Chillies
5 - 6 strands of Coriander leaves
1/4 cup Rice flour / Akki hudi
2 - 3 tsp Bengal Gram flour / Besan flour / Kadle hudi
1/2 tsp Chilly powder
10 - 12 Cumin seeds / Jeera
10 - 12 Carom seeds / Ajwain seeds / Oma
Big pinch of Asafetida powder
1.5 tsp Chat Masala
Salt to taste
Oil

Recipe:
Remove the stems and roughly cut the spinach leaves as shown in the picture below. Cut the onion into thin pieces as shown in the picture below. Chop the green chillies and coriander leaves into small pieces as shown in the picture below.

Put this chopped ingredients in a vessel. Add salt, chilly powder, cumin seeds, carom seeds, asafetida powder, 1/2 - 3/4 tsp chat masala, bengal gram flour, rice flour and mix them well by adding little amount of water. (Don't make the batter too thin.)

Keep oil in a thick bottomed vessel and heat. Take little amount of prepared batter and put it in oil as shown in the picture below. Fry them in oil until they turn golden in color.

Sprinkle little amount of chat masala and serve hot along with tomato ketchup.

1 comment:

kitchen queen said...

yummmmmmmmy I am drooling my mouth is watering .please pack me some pakodas and send as soon as possible.