Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Broccoli Pakora

My daughter is a huge fan of broccoli. I usually make broccoli stir fry, so decided to try something different and made broccoli pakoras today. I didn't make them for snack though. I made them for lunch to accompany spinach moong dhal. This dhal and pakora combination really worked well.


What are the ingredients needed?

Broccoli florets, 2 cup
Besan flour, 1 cup
Corn flour, 1 tbs
Baking soda, a pinch
Chilli powder, 1/2 tsp
Cumin powder, 1 tsp
Turmeric powder, 1/4 tsp
Ginger garlic paste, 1 tsp
Asafoetida, a pinch
Salt, to taste
Oil, to deep fry


How it is made?
  1. In a bowl combine besan, corn flour, baking soda along with chilli powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, asafoetida , ginger garlic paste and add water and mix well to form a batter. (almost like a pancake batter)
  2. Then mix the broccoli florets in this batter, such that all the florets are covered well with batter on all sides.
  3. Heat oil in a skillet and deep fry them in batches till they turn golden brown.
  4. Remove them and drain them in paper towel and serve them.


23 comments:

  1. Hi Divya ,

    Pakoras looks nice and crispy!!!

    Neat presentatioin...

    Keep on Divya :)))

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  2. When it is raining..nothing better than pakoras and a hot cup of tea..
    Crispy and tempting broccoli pakoras here..ready to be eaten..

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  3. Really ?? Your daughter is a huge fan of Broccoli, heard it first time :D .. Lucky Mom !!

    They look as cozy as duvet in the rain ..

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  4. I love pakoras look so yummy - in NY too we have been getting so much rain!!!

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  5. would love to eat them....right now

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  6. i love broccoli pakoda.. my mom makes it often.. tastes yummy with tomato-chili sauce..

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  7. Crisp and healthy pakora.love this broccoli variation!

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  8. Healthy Pakoras :)

    Nice Clicks :)

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  9. Love this crispy pakoras...nothing can beat hot cup of coffee/tea with crispy pakoras during rainy days :)Awesome clicks!!!

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  10. So tempting and great snack when its raining...

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  11. Perfect pakoras for a rainy day...

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  12. Wat an incredible way to sneak this healthy veggies..beautifully done.

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  13. perfect pic near window. pakodas are like heaven when its raining

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  14. my kids would totally eat this. looks yummy!

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  15. My Kiddo's Favorite!!! I made these yesterday too!!!! Looks real yum!!!!

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  16. Nice,innovative pakora..the second picture is lovely..

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  17. Lovely Pakoda! I am feeling hungry looking at the crunchy snack!

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  18. Nice! Love that last click with the rain...

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  19. Divya.... All your dishes aremouth watering and tempting da... Just had time to visit ur blog... You become a good cook... All the best to ur culinary journey :-)

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