Onion Pakoda

 Onion Pakoda

Pakoras or Pakodas as called in South is a great snack for the evening and is best enjoyed piping hot during the rainy times!
Ingredients Required for two:
  1. Besan flour 1 cup
  2. Rice flour - 1/2 cup
  3. Ginger - small piece
  4. Green chillies - 10 -12
  5. Coriander leaves - a handful
  6. Cooking soda - a pinch (optional)
  7. Curry leaves a few
  8. Onion - 1 or 2
  9. Ghee - 1 table spoon
  10. Cooking oil for deep frying
  11. Hing - a pinch
  12. Salt to taste
  1. Cut the onion into thin pieces. Cut the green chillies,ginger and the curry leaves and put these into a bowl
  2. Pour the ghee,add salt,hing powder and mix thoroughly for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the besan flour and the rice flour.
  4. The dough should not be too dry or too soggy. The dough should crumble in your hands.

  5. Preparation
  6. In a deep frying pan pour the oil and wait till it hots up.
  7. Drop the dough into the oil a little by little without too much of shaping them
  8. Remove once the pakoras turn golden brown and crispy

  9. Tastes great with evening tea, plain or with tomato sauce.