Pakoda or pakora whatever the variety may be
it’s good for side dishes with variety rice,and
good to be served with tea .
I have posted recipes and variations of this
Click on the link for the recipe .
Today’s recipe is with grated bottlegourd
(.Sorakkai), sunflower seeds,and pumpkin
Tip to fry : First fry till 3/4th done. Remove
from fire and fry again to a golden color .
This way the crisp texture will last longer.
1 cup grated bottle gourd
1 onion chopped
1 -2 green chillies chopped
1-2 cloves garlic crushed
3 tblsp. Sunflower seeds
3 tblsp pumpkin seeds
1 tsp chillie powder
3/4 cup gram flour
2 tblsp rice flour
1 tblsp all purpose flour/ wheat flour
1-2 tblsp melted ghee
Salt to taste
1 tsp saunf
A pinch of asafoetida
As the bottlegourd contains water , do not add
Just mix in all the ingredients together.
If you can hold the dough with the tips of your
fingers , do not add water.
Heat oil in a pan, and drop little portions
pinching with the tips of your fingers (shapes
will be rustic).
Do not roll like for cutlets .Fry till 3/4th done .
Remove from oil . After frying all ,refry till