Thursday, 18 August 2011

Assorted pakoras- Chatpata aloo pakora

Easy to make and tasty to eat!!!


1 large potato
1 cup gram flour(besan)
1 tablespoon chaat masala
1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder(lal mirch)
1/4 teaspoon asafeotida(hing)
salt according to taste
water to make batter for coating
oil to deep fry


Peel and wash potato. Cut round slices of potato. The slices should not be very thin. In a bowl, take besan and add chaat masala, hing, lal mirch and salt , mix well with water to make batter for coating. Heat oil in a kadahi, dip the potato slices in the batter and deep fry them on medium flame till it turn crispy brown in color.
Place it on an absorbent paper to remove excess oil.

Chatpata aloo pakora is ready to eat. Serve them hot.

Optional notes:

Pakoras should be enjoyed when they are crisp. Kept pakoras become soggy and it does not tastes so good. Always fry pakoras on medium flame. To enhance the texture  and flavor add a tablespoon of rice flour to the batter.


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