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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.

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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