Pakora is a favorite Indian fried snack. They are best eaten with a hot cup of spiced tea during winters. Pokodas can be made with all available vegetables in a variety of ways. Pokara is a North Indian snack, which is nevertheless popular all over the country. Pakodas are relished by adults and children. Pakodas are ideally served with Indian chutneys (dips) and eaten hot from the frying pan.
VEGETABLE PAKORA RECIPE
Mixed boiled seasonal vegetables (beans, carrots, potato, capsicum) – 2 cups
Chopped onion – 1
Chopped green chilies – 1-2
Besan or gram flour – 200 Gms
Corn flour – 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder – 1 Pinch
Salt for taste
Vegetable oil (sunflower) for frying
Water – 2 cups.
Take an open bowl. Put besan, pinch of turmeric powder and corn flour and mix with water.
Make a thick batter and do not allow balls to form.
Mix the pre boiled vegetables, chopped onions, green chili, salt and leave.
Now heat the oil in a pan. Make small ball of the mixture and deep fry in the oil.
Serve hot with tomato sauce and green chutney for taste.