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Monday July 13th, 2015

Vegetable pakoras

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For approx. 15 pieces:

oil for frying

2 carrots, grated
1 medium zucchini, grated
150 g cabbage,  finely sliced
1 sweet pepper, finely sliced
a handful fresh coriander, finely chopped (optional)

1 1/2 cup chickpea flour
1 cup water
3 cm ginger (or 2 teaspoons ginger powder)
garlic cloves
fresh chili, to taste (optional)
1 teaspoon turmeric
2 tsp. coriander powder
1 small onion, finely chopped
salt, to taste

Make a paste from garlic, ginger and chili.

Mix in a bowl the chickpea flour with the water , garlic, ginger and chili paste,  coriander powder, turmeric and salt. Add the onion and the vegetables and mix well.


Heat the oil in a pan. Take a little bit of a buttermix with your  fingertips (or with a tablespoon), press it slightly and batches into the oil.  Fry on medium heat on one side till golden-brown and then  turn it and fry it on the other side till golden-brown and crispy.

Serve as an appetizer with raita or hot pepper sauce.


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