Friday, June 30, 2017

Spinach Pakoda | Palak Pakoda





Serves:  2

Ingredients:
1. Spinach/Palak (cleaned and tightly packed) - 1 cup
2. Onion - 1 medium
3. Chickpea flour/besan - 1/2 cup
4. Rice flour - 1 tablespoon
5. Ginger grated - 1 teaspoon
6. Red chilli powder - 1 teaspoon
7. Carom seeds/Ajwain - 1/4 teaspoon
8. Curry leaves - few
9. Oil for deep frying
10. Salt to taste

Method:
1. Thinly slice the onion and cut spinach into fine pieces. Put them in a large mixing bowl and add rest of the ingredients except oil and mix well.

2. Sprinkle little water and mix together to form a thick paste.

3. Heat oil for deep frying in a heavy bottom vessel.

4. Drop a spoonful of pakoda mix in hot oil and fry on medium flame until golden color.

Serve with a cup of hot tea.

Cabbage Pakoda



Serves: 3

Ingredients:
1. Cabbage, shredded - 1 cup
2. Onion - 1 medium
3. Chickpea flour/besan - 1/2 cup
4. Rice flour - 1 tablespoon
5. Ginger grated - 1 teaspoon
6. Red chilli powder - 1 teaspoon
7. Carom seeds/Ajwain - 1/4 teaspoon
8. Curry leaves - few
9. Oil for deep frying
10. Salt to taste

Method:
1. Thinly slice the onion and put in a large mixing bowl. Add rest of the ingredients except oil and mix well.

2. Sprinkle little water and mix together to form a thick paste.

3. Heat oil for deep frying in a heavy bottom vessel.

4. Drop a spoonful of pakoda mix in hot oil and fry on medium flame until golden color.

Serve with a cup of hot tea.

Linking this recipe to "Shhh Cooking Secretly Challenge", an event started by Priya. For the month of June, I paired up with Shobana Vijay who gave me Cabbage and Onion as my secret ingredients.
Shobana blogs at http://shobasdelight.blogspot.in/


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