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Pakora (Vegetable Fritters)

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Category: Vegetarian, Appetizers

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Chickpea flour (besan)
  • 1/2 c Unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 ts Baking soda
  • 3/4 ts Cream of tartar
  • 1/4 ts Sea salt
  • 1 ts Cumin powder
  • 1 ts Coriander powder
  • 1 ts Tumeric
  • 1/2 ts Asafetida (optional)
  • 1/4 ts Cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/4 c Cold water
  • 2 tb Lemon juice
  • Oil, for frying
  • 1 c Sliced potatoes (1/4" thick)
  • 1 c Cauliflower florets
  • 1 c Chopped bell pepper


Blend flours, baking soda, cream of tartar, salt and spices.

Gradually whisk in water and lemon juice to make a smooth batter the
consistency of heavy cream. Set aside.

Heat about 3" oil in a large skillet or deep fryer.

Dip vegetables in batter to coat. Immerse in hot oil, turning to cook
evenly, until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon
and drain on absorbent paper.

Cover and place in a warm oven while cooking remaining pakoras.

Per serving: 186 cal, 5 g prot, 95 mg sod, 25 g carb, 8 g fat, 0 mg chol,
21 mg calcium

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