Saturday, February 2, 2008

Vedi Vedi Pakodi (Pakora)

It is so cold in chicago... and what's better then garma garam pakodi.. hhuh? Pakodi is the best snack you could ask for on a rainy day or on a cold day... they are the best


Senaga Pindi (Besan Flour) - 3 cups
Rice Flour - 1 cup
Chopped Cilantro - 1/2 cup
Onions (medium) - 3
Cashews - 15
Curry Leaves - 1 Sprig
Green Chillies - 2
Vegetable / Canola oil

1) Sift both the flours into a wide container (easy to mix).
2) Cut the onions length wise.
3) Heat 1/4th cup of oil until warm. Add this oil to the Flours.
4) Add Cilantro, Onions, Cashews, Curry Leaves, Finely chopped Green Chillies and salt to the same.
5) Mix the batter well (It should be crumbly).
6) Heat required amount of oil in a wide skillet. Bring it to a boil on medium heat.
7) Take the batter in your hand and slowly drop them as small fritters.
8) Make sure they are not over fried.

Pakodis can be stored for upto a week. Make sure they come to a room temperature before storing them in a container. Pakodis are great for an evening snack with hot tea.


chandana said...

Just what i need.vedi vedi pakodi...coz itz raining here....and pakodi is best to munch i have to make some...thanks for sharing.

Cool Girl said...

You are welcome Chandana... I hope you had fun making and enjoying pakodi...