Sunday, 29 July 2012

Onion Fritters (Pakora)

Happy Ramadan everyone !
I havent been posting much here, even though i am free from everything these days (apart from making cakes of course !)
I've had a few recipes that i've wanted to blog about, just couldnt find the time !

I'm still waiting for my result, yea, i still dont have an MBBS degree :( (hopefully they'd announce the result soon)

Lets come down to the recipe i'd be sharing today,
These are onion Fritters that my mother makes, she adds anything she can find in these :D
so they are actually onion, spring onion and so-many-other-things fritters :D
i've been having these in Ramadan for as long as i can remember. Our Iftar table is not complete without these !

They are crispy and spicy and super delicious !

(This recipe is very versatile, You can adjust all the ingredients according to your taste)

You'll need
1/2 cup of Gram Flour (Besan)
1/2 tsp of Baking soda (Meetha soda, as we call it here)
Salt to taste
1/4 tsp of Red chili powder
1/4 tsp of Red Chili Flakes
1/4 tsp of Cumin (zeera)
1/2 tsp of Coriander seeds
1/4 tsp of Oregano
1 Onion sliced
2-3 Spring onions (sliced with the green part)
2-3 Green chilies
1 small Potato (Diced)
a handful of Coriander leaves

Mix gram flour with baking soda.

Add water and beat to make a thick paste. Make sure there are no lumps.

Leave for 2-3 hours.

When you are ready to fry them than add the other ingredients !

Salt, red chili powder, Oregano, Red chili flakes, Cumin, Coriander seeds, Green chilies

Add sliced onion

..diced potatoes

...spring onions and coriander leaves

Mix everything together, add water if necessary but make sure that it stays together !

drop the batter in hot oil with a spoon or use your hands to form Pakorey !

Deep fry till golden brown.

Serve with ketchup or Green coriander and mint chutney!

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