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METHI PAKODA 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.

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.
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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

Priti S August 21, 2013 - 7:44 am

Looks crunchy and yum ..nicely done

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prathibha Garre August 21, 2013 - 7:45 am

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

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anusha praveen August 21, 2013 - 9:26 am

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

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Happys Cook August 21, 2013 - 9:38 am

perfect crunchy pakoda….

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AparnaRajeshkumar August 21, 2013 - 11:22 am

so crunchy ! Wanted to try this for long time !

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Veena Theagarajan August 21, 2013 - 12:25 pm

looks yummy and so crunchy

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srikars kitchen August 21, 2013 - 1:15 pm

looks crispy… nice presentation…

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Subha Subramanian August 21, 2013 - 2:07 pm

Nice pakora…….

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Shobha August 21, 2013 - 3:52 pm

Nice and crispy pakoras..

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Hamaree Rasoi August 21, 2013 - 5:07 pm

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

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Rasi August 21, 2013 - 6:25 pm

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

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Mahi August 21, 2013 - 7:58 pm

Nice pakoras!

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Priya Suresh August 21, 2013 - 8:13 pm

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

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Vimitha Anand August 21, 2013 - 9:29 pm

Crispy and yummy pakoras

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tinku shaji August 22, 2013 - 4:42 am

Healthy and crispy Pakoras

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Chitz August 22, 2013 - 10:59 am

Wow, looks so yummy.. Crispy & catchy 🙂

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ShravsCookBookBlog August 22, 2013 - 1:03 pm

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

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Shanthi August 22, 2013 - 1:50 pm

Lovely methi flavored pakoda…As usual awesome pictures…

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Krithi Karthi August 23, 2013 - 6:48 pm

Can't eat just one! yumm!!
Dish It Out – Onions & Chillis

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Sona S August 24, 2013 - 2:32 am

Crispy and delicious pakodas.

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Raks anand August 26, 2013 - 6:25 am

Looks so very tempting and crisp pictures

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