Wednesday, August 21, 2013

METHI PAKODA RECIPE |METHI PAKORA RECIPE


Methi pakoda is an easy and quick snack which i tried for the first time. This methi pakoda turned out well and we had this as an evening snack with hot tea on a rainy day. I have tried Methi pakoda kadhi but this is a different recipe of pakoda which i tried from a cook book. If you have Methi leaves in hand, just go ahead to make this methi pakodas.
methi -pakoda
INGREDIENTS: SERVES 3-4
METHI LEAVES 2 CUPS
BESAN |GRAM FLOUR 1/2 CUP
RICE FLOUR 1/4 CUP
SAMBAR POWDER* 1-2 TSP
JEERA POWDER 1/4 TSP
AMCHOOR POWDER 2 PINCHES
CORIANDER LEAVES 1 HAND FUL
SALT AS NEEDED
GARAM MASALA 1/4 TSP
ONION 1
OIL FOR DEEP FRYING
*Sambar powder can be replaced with coriander powder and red chilli powder.
methi -pakoda
METHOD:
  • Wash the methi leaves and chop them roughly.
  • In a wide bowl add the methi leaves and add the rice flour, gram flour, sambar powder,coriander leaves,amchoor powder,jeera,salt and garam masala.
  • Add chopped onions to this.
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  • Add little water to this and make it to a dough consistency.
  • Heat oil in a pan for deep frying. when the oil is hot, keep the flame to medium.
  • Spoon in the dough in small batches into oil and deep fry them till golden brown.
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  • Drain excess oil in kitchen towel and serve hot with tomato ketchup.
methi pakoda 3       NOTE:
  1. Adding amchoor powder lessens the bitterness of the methi leaves in the pakoda.
  2. Mint leaves can be added instead of coriander leaves.
Check out my other methi leaves recipes:
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21 comments:

  1. Looks crunchy and yum ..nicely done

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  2. Love methi pakodas..they look perfectly crisp n yumm just the way I like

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  3. Garam garam methi pakode.perfect for this weather we have here- cloudy.

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  4. perfect crunchy pakoda....

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  5. so crunchy ! Wanted to try this for long time !

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  6. looks crispy... nice presentation...

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  7. Nice pakora.......



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  8. Nice and crispy pakoras..

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  9. Crispy and inviting pakoras. Nice to see the step by step pictures.
    Deepa

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  10. wow :).. it looks absolutely fantastic jeyashri! Just like the one we get in shops

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  11. Excellent snack, feel like munching some. Crunchy pakodas tempts me a lot.

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  12. Healthy and crispy Pakoras

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  13. Wow, looks so yummy.. Crispy & catchy :)

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  14. mouth watering fritters perfect in this snack time with a hot cup of chai....

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  15. Lovely methi flavored pakoda...As usual awesome pictures...

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  16. Crispy and delicious pakodas.

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  17. Looks so very tempting and crisp pictures

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