Friday 25 November 2016

Dal Vegetable Pakora

Dal Vegetable Pakora

Mouth watering moong dal pakodas, served on roadside can be done in more hygienic and nutritious manner at home. With garam garam chai enjoy it this winters.

Being a North Indian, I always got tempted towards "Ram Laddu" served by roadside vendors with green chutney. However, being a mother I always explore opportunity to make it more nutritious and hence made these with variety of veggies. With the usage of tooth-picks you can make this a star attraction of home party.

Preparation Time : 30 min

Cooking Time : 15 Min

Resting Time : 2 Hours

Ingredients :

For Batter

  • 1 Cup yellow moog dal (Soaked for 2 hours)
  • 2 Tablespoon bread crumbs
  • 2 Green chillies chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon chopped ginger
  • Salt according to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped coriander 

  • Few baby corns cut into pieces 
  • 1/2 Cup cauliflower cut into pieces 
  • 1 Red bell pepper cut into pieces 
  • 1 Onion cut into pieces
  • Few Toothpick
Procedure :  
  • Soak dal for 2 hours and keep aside
  • Take vegetables cut them as shown in picture
  • Blanch baby corn and cauliflower in hot water along with pinch of salt

  • In a grinder take dal, green chilly, ginger and salt and form a thick smooth paste

  • In dal batte add bread crumbs and chopped coriander and mix well

  • In a pan take oil and heat it
  • Side by side dip bell pepper in dal batter, coat it from all sides, tread it into toothpick as shown in picture

  • Repeat the same steps with bay corns and onions and keep aside

  • Now take another toothpick place bell pepper then cauliflower then onion. repeat the same steps for all the pakoras you want to make
  • Deep fry the pakoras in hot oil on medium flame till these are cooked properly

  • Serve it hot with tea or coffee

Tip : 
  • You can use vegetables of your choice. Even if you like you can use paneer or tofu also
  • If you don't want to use toothpick you can make it without toothpick 
  • While serving you can sprinkle some chaat masala on these pakodas

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