Wednesday 29 November 2017


Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Serves: 6

1 cup split moong dal
1 cup rice
1 onion finely chopped
1 big or 2 small potatoes grated
1-2 green chilies finely chopped
1" ginger grated
1/2 tsp garam masala or sabzi masala
1/2 tsp dhania powder
1/4 tsp degi mirch powder
a pinch of asafoetida
a pinch of baking soda 
salt to taste
oil for deep frying

Method (vidhi):
  1. Mix rice an dal in a bowl , wash them and soak them for 3-4 hours.
  2. Drain out excess water and coarsely grind the soaked mixture.
  3. Take out the mixture in the bowl and mix rest of the ingredients except oil.
  4. Heat oil in a kadahi and carefully drop spoon full of batter at a time in hot oil then drop more at a distance in the same lot.   
  5. Lower the heat and let the pakodas cook over medium heat.Turn the side and cook from the other side as well till they become brown in color. 
  6. Remove them from oil with a slotted spoon on a napkin and serve hot along with tamarind chuttney, green chuttney or with ketchup.
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