Nov 29, 2011

Mixed Vegetable Pakora / Deep Fried Vegetable Fritters


Deep fried foods are perfect for cold weather right..But I do feel a little bit guilty when I eat these kinds of dishes, because this drastically affects my waistline..But if I make this I can enjoy it with no guilty feeling..Its because this recipe has tons and tons of veggies as you can see in the pictures..And I know this does good for me too..



This is great for kids as well, you can hide lots of vegetables inside this crispy pakora and they are not going to find it anymore..Most probably they will ask for more after having this..






 I am sending this recipe to Blogging Marathan Day 7 in the theme Winter Special.. Ok here we are with the last recipe of this BM..



Hope you all enjoy this and here you go to the step by step recipe with pictures..



Ingrediants:



Vegetables of your Choice( I used carrot,cabbage,onion,potato,cabbage,brinjal,chillies) around 3- 3.5 cups of veggies

Kasuri Methi Leaves – ¼ cup

Gram Flour / Kadala mavu / Besan – 1 cup

Rice Flour / Arisi mavu – ½ cup

Fennel Seeds / Sombu / Saunf – 1 tblspn

Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam -1 tsp

Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi-1 tsp

Chilli Powder-1 tsp

Garam Masala Powder – 1 tsp

Baking Powder-1 tsp

Salt to taste

Oil for deep frying



Method:



Chop your vegetables and wash it in a colander.



Put this in a mixing bowl, add salt, turmeric, garam masala and chilli powder.



Now add fennel and cumin seeds in this. Now add kasuri methi leaves, salt and baking powder in this.



Add in gram flour and rice flour in this and mix well. Pour in some water and make into a thick batter kind of consistency.



Take a spoonful and drop into hot oil and fry till golden brown.



Serve hot with ketchup or mayo..


Pictorial:
Take all your ingrediants
This is the real flavouring
All your favorite veggies
prepare them
chop them
wash it well
add it to a bowl
add all spices and seeds
add kasuri methi leaves
season with salt
add some baking powder
mix well
add flours
toss well
pour water
and make into a thick batter
take a spoonful
drop in hot oil and fry till golden
drain in a kitchen towel
Serve
I love it with mayo..I added a touch of chilli powder on top





36 comments:

  1. Tempting pakoras..perfect tea time snack

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  2. Pakodas look really yumm...mouthwatering.

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  3. Lovley pakodas. With lots of veggies. Love the idea of having with mayo.

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  4. மாலைநேர சூப்பர்ர் ஸ்நாக்ஸ்!!

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  5. Interesting that you mixed everything!..glad you did the BM Aarthi!

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  6. That luks so yummy Arthi :)..a perfect snack with coffee!

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  7. Aarti..man hats off..yaar u must b spending a hell lot of time clicking pics...each n every step..boy...I wud go crazy...the fritters look yummy..even I make these but we serve these with mint chutney!!

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  8. you made the same dish except deep fried :) looks yummy!!!!

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  9. Nice helathy pakodas. Perfect with a cup of tea in the evening :)

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  10. Kadhamba bajji thats how we call this fabulous pakoras,soo tempting..

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  11. interesting...veggie pakora looks so tempting!!

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  12. Yummy pakodas for a rainy weather,luv the addition of kasoori methi.

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  13. Multi veg pakora is my favorite too....one day a scientist should find a zero calorie oil for me....I love pakora any day:) Your pakora looks so good dear....I am drooling:)

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  14. Slurp,salivating here, irresistible pakoda...

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  15. really yummy looking pakora!!! good idea of mixing diff veggies
    Lifescoops

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  16. Looks crispy and crunchy. Perfect snack for this weather.

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  17. Looks tasty and yummy..perfect for tea-time snack

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  18. very delicious pakoras..looks yummm

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  19. crispy and crunchy pakora...perfect.

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  20. Wow nice idea of adding veggies..looks and sounds yum

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  21. Very healthy crunchy pakora. Tempting also, Arthi..

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  22. Crunchy and crispy pakodas...can't wait to have a bite of it.

    Herbs & Flowers: Spring Onions

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  23. U r on a blogging spree hah ?? Keep it up

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  24. Perfect and crunchy for winters and rainy days...

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  25. looks pretty and nice, esepcially the mayo serving spoon

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  26. This is how I like to eat my veggies - fried! ;)

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  27. Truly Yummy! Look very crunchy and delectable! Hey thanks for your condolence on the death of my friend's son. It was fated to be. :-(

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  28. Yummy pakoras.Can I come and be your neighbour?

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