Saturday, February 27, 2016

Amritsari Gobi Pakoda

Gobi aka Caulifower Pakoda or Bajo(it’s the amchigele version of pakoda) is one of our favourite deep fried snack/starter and when something innovative or say tempting pictures are posted in FB then who can resist. Today’s recipe is one of those. Amritsari Gobi Pakoda, name itself is tempting isn’t it? Do try it and enjoy.
Recipe Source : Authentic Food Delights
Here is what we need:
Ingredients 

2 cups of cauliflower cut into florets

2 onions finely chopped

2 tbsp Coriander leaves finely chopped

 Generous pinch of Ajwain 

1 tbsp grated ginger 

2 tbsp corn flour 

3 tbsp Rice flour 

5 tbsp Gram flour

4-5 Green chillies minced or finely chopped

1/4 tsp haldi/turmeric powder 

Salt to taste 

Oil for deep frying
Method 

In a large mixing bowl add chopped onion, washed cauliflower florets, salt and mix well add coriander leaves, ajwain, ginger, minced green chillies and mix well.
Now add corn flour, rice flour, gram flour/besan, turmeric powder and give a good mix add very little water and give a good mix it will become sticky. Don't make it like we make for other pakoda or bajji i.e. mixture should be dry and not watery. 
Heat oil when it hot then reduce the flame to medium sim and deep fry.
Serve with Dip of your choice and Enjoy!
Kids enjoyed with Ketchup and we had it just like that.
Do try and let me know how you liked it.

Note:
The original recipe has used 2 tbsp cornmeal but I haven’t because I did not have it in my pantry instead I added 1 tbsp gram flour and 1 tbsp rice flour.

Happy Cooking,



        



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