Friday, January 22, 2016

Methi Pakoda - Fenugreek Leaves Fritters

One of the best comfort snack generally served along with hot cup of tea & coffee. Methi Pakoda's (Fenugreek Fritters) are one of the flavourful fritters with the goodness of healthy methi (fenugreek) leaves mixed along with different flours and spices.

Ingredients: (Serves approx. 4)
  • 2 Cups Methi Leaves (Fenugreek Leaves) washed and finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 Cups Besan (Gram Flour)
  • 2 tbsp Rice Flour
  • 1 tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Powder

  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Oil (for tempering)
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying 
  • Water as per requirement
  • In a mixing bowl add finely chopped methi leaves (fenugreek leaves), besan (gram flour), rice flour, red chilly powder, salt, sugar & coriander powder. 
  • Mix all the ingredients and add water to make a thick batter of pouring consistency.
  • In a kadhai / pan heat oil for frying. Once the oil is hot take 1 1/2 tbsp of oil and pour in the pakoda batter. This tempering of oil in the batter makes this pakoda (fritters) crispier.
  • Mix oil well in the pakoda batter. 
  • Now take a spoonful of batter and drop into the hot oil and deep fry the pakoda's till they turn golden brown from all sides.
  • Transfer the methi pakoda's (fenugreek fritters) onto an absorbent paper to drain excess oil.
  • Methi Pakoda - Fenugreek Fritters are ready.
  • Serve hot along with your favourite chutney, tomato ketchup or enjoy as it is with a hot cup of tea.