Aug 7, 2011

Drumstick Leaves Pakoda

Drumstick Leaves Pakoda

A tasty evening snack with drumstick leaves and besan (gram flour)

Makes: 7

You will need

1 cup (100 g) drumstick leaves
1 cup (100 g) besan / gram flour
1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
2 pinches hing
1/2 teaspoon salt
25 - 35 ml (2 tablespoon) water
150 ml oil for frying


Wash and clean drumstick leaves. Drain out water thoroughly.

In a bowl, mix besan, drumstick leaves, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and hing. Add 25 - 35 ml (2 tablespoons) water and make a thick batter. Avoid adding more water. Keep aside for 15 minutes.

Heat oil in a kadai. Reduce heat to medium and drop teaspoons (use small spoons which shape like ice cream scoop to get evenly round shape) of the pakoda batter (6 - 7 pakodas at a time) and fry till golden color on both the sides.

Drain and place on kitchen towel to absorb excess oil.

Serve as an evening snack with Tomato sauce or coconut chutney.

1 comment:

Vimitha Anand said...

Healthy and yummy pakodas