Sunday, 3 May 2015

Yum

Pakoda Platter




















Ingredients:

Gram Flour/Besan                               - 2 cup
Bread Slice                                          - 6 slices
Onions                                                 - 1 thinly sliced
Brinjal                                                 - 1 cut in thin roundels
Carom seeds                                        - 1 tspoon
Turmeric Powder                                - 1/2 tspoon
Salt                                                      - to taste
Red Chili Powder                                - 1/2 tspoon
Coriander Powder                               - 1 tspoon
Green Chili                                         - 2 finely chopped
Fresh Coriander                                  - 1 tblspoon finely chopped
Oil                                                       - to deep fry + 1 tblspoon
Water                                                  - to adjust the batter

Method:

Wash the Brinjal and cut thin roundels, soak in water until ready to coat & fry.
Cut the onion into thin slices.
Sieve the gram-flour in a deep mixing bowl.
Add in carom seeds, turmeric powder,salt,red chili powder,coriendar powder,green chili and fresh coriander and 1 tblspoon of oil into it.
Divide this flour mix in to bowls.

Making Bread Pakoda:
Start adding water little by little in one bowl to make the batter. Mix it for few minutes to full it up.
This should not be very runny but not very thick as well.
Now cut or shape the bread slices as per your choice, square, triangle or rectangle.
Heat oil into a deep Pan/Karahi.
Now coat each piece of bread into the batter.
Fry until golden brown from both sides.

Making Baguni:
Coat the Brinjal roundels into the same bowl, we coat the bread slices.
Fry until golden brown from both sides.

Making Onion Bhaji:
In the second bowl, make thick batter.
Mix in the onion slices, Mix well.
now pinch the batter with your fingers and drop in the karahi.
drop 4-5 at a time, do not overcrowd.
Flip them and Fry until golden brown from both sides.


Serve these Pakoda on breakfast, brunch or as a starter for small get together . I serve variety of Chutnies with this platter.


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