Pakoda are the famous snack of India . there are many varieties of pakoda. It is called as pakora in Hindi. It is a fried snack found across south Asia.
Pakodas are created by dipping onion, eggplant, potato, spinach, plantain, paneer , cauliflower , chilli pepper , bread or chicken in a batter of gram flour and then deep frying them. The most popular varieties are palak pakora , onion pakora and potato pakora.
Pakodas are usually served as snacks or appetizers.
These are easy to make snack within few minutes.
I used mixed vegetables to make this delicious pakoda. It was so delicious.
Besan flour – 4 cup
Rice flour – ½ cup
Chopped onion – 1 cup
Chopped carrot – ¼ cup
Chopped beans – ¼ cup
Chopped cabbage – ¼ cup
Chopped ginger – 1 tsp
Chilli powder – 4 tsp
Asafoetida – ¼ tsp
Salt as required
Oil for frying
In a large bowl , mix the besan flour , rice flour ,asafoetida salt and chilli powder well.
To this add the chopped onion , ginger ,cabbage , carrot and French beans. Mix well .
Add about half a cup of water and mix well. The consistency was the batter must be semi thick as idli batter consistency.
At this stage , check the spice and salt of the batter , if needed can be added.
Heat the oil in a pan. Make sure the oil is heat enough to deep fry.
Reduce the flame to medium.Pour a spoon of batter into the hot oil , repeat till the pan is full.
Cook in medium flame to cook uniformly.
Cook till the pakodas are golden brown in colour.
Mixed vegetables pakodas are ready to serve.
Serve with any chutney of your choice.