Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Pattanam Pakoda

It is also called Patnam Pakora. It is a very tasty, crispy outside and soft inside snack.


·        Rice flour: 1Cup
·        Bengal gram flour: 1 Cup
·        Ghee: 6 tsp
·        Cooking soda: a pinch
·        Finely cut Onions: ¼ cup
·        Finely cut curry leaves: little
·        Finely cut cashew nuts: 1 Tbsp
·        Green chilies: 2 (cut finely)
·        Finely cut ginger: 1 tsp (optional)
·        Red Chili Powder: ½ tsp.
·        Edible oil: To deep fry
·        Salt: to taste

Method of preparation:

·        Rub ghee with a pinch of soda on a flat plate until frothy.
·        Mix both the flours with that evenly.
·        Add salt, chili powder and mix well.
·        Mix finely cut onions, green chilies, ginger, curry leaves, cashew nuts with that.
·        Sprinkle very little water until it holds. (Like bondas batter)
·        Prepare balls and deep fry in hot oil until crisp.

Serve hot with chutney.

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