Teatime Snacks: Making Fenugreek Leaf Fritters (Methi Pakora)
Make Fenugreek Fritters in 15 Minutes!
Fenugreek pakoras are scrumptious snacks that are perfect for those wintery or rainy days. The aromatic and slightly bitter fenugreek pairs wonderfully with the nutty flavor of gram flour. Let me share the delicious recipe with you!
- 1 heaped bowl fenugreek leaves, washed and drained
- 6 tablespoons gram flour (besan)
- 1 teaspoon rice flour
- 1 teaspoon oil, for the batter
- 1/4 teaspoon or less coriander powder
- 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
- 1/4 teaspoon or less turmeric powder
- 2 pinches cooking soda
- 1/6 teaspoon carom seeds
- 1 onion, julienned
- salt, to taste
- oil, for deep-frying
- Wash fenugreek leaves 2–3 times. Pat-dry them.
- Place the leaves in a wide mixing bowl. Add gram flour, rice flour, turmeric powder, carom seeds, coriander powder, cooking soda, oil, chopped onions, red chili powder, and salt. Mix. Add a few drops of water and prepare a firm and thin consistency batter. Refer the photo to ensure the right consistency.
- Heat oil for deep-frying. Take small portions of the batter, press them a little, and gently slide them one after the other into the hot oil. Don't overcrowd them. Turn them occasionally to ensure uniform frying.
- Fry them until they become golden brown and crunchy. Each batch may take about 4 minutes. Remove them with a slotted ladle and place them on an absorbent paper towel to blot the excess oil.
- Repeat the same procedure with the remaining batter.
- Now, crispy and delicious fenugreek fritters are ready to munch. Serve them with a cup of hot coffee or tea. Enjoy!
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|Serving size: 1|
|Calories from Fat||27|
|% Daily Value *|
|Fat 3 g||5%|
|Saturated fat 0 g|
|Carbohydrates 20 g||7%|
|Sugar 0 g|
|Fiber 0 g|
|Protein 8 g||16%|
|Cholesterol 0 mg|
|Sodium 138 mg||6%|
|* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.|
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