Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Pakora Recipe




Make your own tasty Pakora and tweak the flavors.

Heat one inch of Oil in a saucepan or pot
Have long tongs ready to use.

Batter for a platter full of Pakora:

Prepare a bowl of large Broccoli and Cauliflower florets
Trim the tips off Green Beans , add to bowl

2 Cups Chickpea Flour (besan)
1/2 C chopped Cilantro leaves
2 tsp Onion Powder
1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
1 1/2 tsp Salt
1 tsp Turmeric
1 tsp White Pepper

Optionals: Paprika and or Ginger Powder

Whisk the dry ingredients to blend

Slowly add 1 C water WITH 2 tsp of Tamarind paste blended in

Achieve a very thick batter that will stick to the vegetables and not run off

Brown a few pieces at a time on the hot oil. Set aside on paper to drain

TIP: Try this recipe replacing spices with a Cajun spice blend : 0

Namaste