Cheel Pakodas ( Know Your Green Leafy Vegetables )


Cheel Pakodas ( Know Your Green Leafy Vegetables )

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Who can resist the lure of pakodas on a cold, rainy day! i sure cannot, especially if it has been charged with a dose of greens too. Serve piping hot with sweet/sour chutney or green chutney.

Cheel Pakodas ( Know Your Green Leafy Vegetables ) recipe - How to make Cheel Pakodas ( Know Your Green Leafy Vegetables )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 20 pakodas
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Ingredients


For The Batter
2 tbsp besan (Bengal gram flour)
2 tbsp whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1 cup chopped bathua
1/2 cup chopped spinach (palak)
1/4 cup grated paneer
2 tbsp milk
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
salt and freshly ground black pepper powder to taste
1 tbsp oil

Other Ingredients
oil for deep-frying
1 1/2 tsp chaat masala

Method
For the batter

    For the batter
  1. Combine all the ingredients together in a bowl and mix well to make a thick batter of dropping consistency, adding enough water. Ensure that no lumps remain. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Heat the oil in a kadhai, drop spoonfuls of batter in it and deep-fry till the pakodas turn golden brown in colour from all sides.
  2. Drain on absorbent paper and sprinkle chaat masala over them evenly.
  3. Serve hot.

Reviews

Cheel Pakodas ( Know Your Green Leafy Vegetables )
 on 29 Dec 10 11:43 PM
5

They are perfect for that rainy day!! beautifully crisp retaining the flavour of the greens!