Deep fried snacks are loved by all and this is an easy snack that can be put together with ingredients on hand. Usually we use bengal gram flour for pakoda, but I have used moong flour instead. The fritters were crispy and go perfectly as a side to sambar or rasam rice. They can also be had as a snack. There are a lot of variations like spinach pakoda, cabbage pakoda, etc. Off to the recipe.
Moong Flour Onion Pakoda
Deep fried fritters.
- moong flour - 1 cup
- rice flour - 1/2 cup
- salt - to taste
- chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
- ghee - 2 tsp
Homemade ghee can be made following this link
- onion - 1 1/2 cups - thinly chopped
- curry leaves - a few
- baking soda - a pinch
- oil - to deep fry
Mix all ingredients except oil. Using water by the spoonfuls make a dough.
Heat oil and pinch small pieces of the dough and drop in oil. Flip over in a minute or two. When both sides are cooked remove and drain on paper towels.
Can have this as a snack or as a side to rice.
1. Add just enough water to bind the ingredients together.
2. I used store bought moong flour.
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1. Take all ingredients except oil.2. Mix well.3. Using water make a dough. (Add water by the spoonful).4. Heat oil and pinch small pieces of the dough and drop in oil. Flip over in a minute or two.5. When both sides are golden brown, remove and drain on paper towels.
Tasty fritters ready.
One Response to Moong Flour Onion Pakoda
Tried lot of pakoras but never tried with moong flour.. Will give it a try for sure…..