Kerala special pakoda (pakora) recipe - Ingredients and preparation


Kerala special pakoda (pakora)recipe, ingredients and preparation method is described here. Pakoda or pakora is a famous spicy snack in Kerala. Everyone would love to have this with their evening tea and is even very simple to prepare at your home itself. Now its all yours, hop into the kitchen and start preparing your husband's or children's favourite spicy snack 'pakoda'.

Introduction

Pakoda or pakora is a famous spicy snack in Kerala. Everyone would love to have this with their evening tea and is even very simple to prepare at your home itself. "Pakora" is a Sanskrit word and is derived from the name "pakvavata" - the break up being 'pakva' = 'cooked' and 'vata' = 'a small lump'. Vataka can also used to describe it as 'a round cake made of pulse fried in ghee'. Pakodas are available Follow the below given steps and you will end up with a tasty and yummy evening snack. Now its all yours, hop into the kitchen and start preparing your husband's or children's favourite spicy snack 'pakoda'.

Ingredients

Onion Pakoda Recipe 1) Bengal gram flour - 115 gm
2) Rice flour - 30 gm
3) Salt - to taste
4) Onion - 50 gm
5) Green chillies - 3 or 4
6) Cashew nuts - 30 gm
7) Soda bi-carbonate - a pinch
8) Curry leaves - a few
9) Fat - a few
10) Oil - for frying

How to prepare

First make sure all the ingredients are available for you in front and set yourself to start the dish. Chop onion, chillies, and curry leaves to form sufficiently fine pieces and add salt along with soda bi-carbonate to it. Now mix all the above contents together sufficiently. Also mix gram and rice flour along with the above and add melted fat.

Now add all the ingredients and mix them to a thick butter adding enough water. Heat up the oil and pour spoon full of butter into the hot oil. Pour the content having with sufficient amount and allow the pakoda to fry deep until a golden brown colour is obtained. Drain all the oil on a paper and serve it hot.

Conclusion

Pakoda is one among the famous recipes seen all across India. In South India it is rather referred as 'bajji'. There are many different bajji varieties like egg bajji, chilli bajji, onion bajji, potato bajji, fish bajji, meat bajji, prawn bajji, and much more. It is very difficult to prepare prawn pakodas. These pakodas are served along with some chutneys or salads. The vegetables are washed thoroughly and each slices are dipped into gram flour to fry it deep. Having some hot and crispy pakodas as a cold evening snack is like heaven for people. If needed you can add lemon juice to make it yum yum.


Related Articles

Puran poli recipe - Ingredients and preparation

Puran poli recipe with ingredients and preparation method is described here. Puran poli is a famous recipe similar to chapatis. It is delicious and the addition of potatoes in it adds to it's taste. 'Puran puri' is another caption for this and are widely used in and around Kerala. This is a simple one to try while at home and is guaranteed that every members of your family will love to have more from you.

Vegetable Cutlet - Ingredients and preparation

Vegetable Cutlet ingredients and preparation method is explained here. It is a delicious vegetarian dish include different vegetables such as carrot, beans, potato, onion etc. Read the article to know about the ingredients and preparation of vegetable cutlet.

Delicious chocolate recipes - Ingredients and preparation

Delicious chocolate recipes ingredients and preparation methods are given here. Chocolate recipes are the favourite dishes which are loved by everyone. These are very delicious dishes which can be prepared easily in the home itself. Read this article to know about the different recipes made of chocolate

Sweet pineapple pachadi - Ingredients and preparation

sweet pineapple pachadi ingredients and preparation method is described here. This a very tasty delicious dish which is yellow in color can be prepared easily in the home. Read this article to know about the recipe of sweet pineapple pachadi.

Paneer butter masala - Ingredients and preparation

Paneer butter masala ingredients and preparation method is described here. This is a special delicious dish which can be prepared easily in the oven. Read this article to know about the ingredience and preparation of Paneer butter masala.

More articles: Kerala Recipies June 2014

Comments

No responses found. Be the first to comment...


  • Do not include your name, "with regards" etc in the comment. Write detailed comment, relevant to the topic.
  • No HTML formatting and links to other web sites are allowed.
  • This is a strictly moderated site. Absolutely no spam allowed.
  • Name:
    Email: