Aug 29, 2010

Potato Bajji / Potato Pakoras





A delicious deep fried snack !!

Makes: 25 pakoras

Ingredients

3 potatoes, medium size

200 ml cooking oil

Coconut chutney / green chutney / tomato  ketchup for serving

For gram flour batter:

200 ml / 1 cup gram flour/ besan / kadala maav

1 teaspoon rice flour

90 ml water (80 ml - 110 ml) ( to make batter )

3/4 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )

3/4 teaspoon red chilli powder

1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder

1/4 teaspoon hing ( asafoetida )


Method

In a bowl, mix all the batter ingredients well. Add water, mix it well and make a smooth batter. Batter should be of dropping consistency. Keep aside for 15 minutes.

Wash, clean and peel off the skin of the potatoes. Cut each potato into 1/4 - inch circles.

Heat oil in a frying pan / kadai. Reduce heat to medium. Dip each potato piece into the gram flour batter and deep fry ( 7 - 8 pieces at a time ) in batches till golden color on both the sides. Drain out oil and place on kitchen towel to absorb extra oil.

Serve hot with chutney / tomato sauce. It’s delicious tea / coffee time snack.

2 comments:

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

potato pakoras sounds too gud,excellent snack.

Prathibha said...

Nice n yummy evening snack...love them