Crispy Vegetable Pakoras

Preparation time
15 mins
Cooking time
30 mins
4 people
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Crispy Vegetable Pakoras


1 cup chickpea flour , 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander , 1 teaspoon salt , 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric , 1/2 teaspoon chili powder , 1/2 teaspoon garam masala , 2 cloves garlic, crushed , 3/4 cup water , 1 quart oil for deep frying , 1/2 head cauliflower florets , 2 onions, sliced into rings

PREP – 15 mins

COOK – 10 Mins

READY IN – 25 Mins

  1. Sift the chickpea flour into a medium bowl. Mix in the coriander, salt, turmeric, chili powder, garam masala and garlic.
  2. Make a well in the center of the flower. Gradually pour the water into the well and mix to form a thick, smooth batter.
  3. Over medium high heat in a large, heavy saucepan, heat the oil to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  4. Coat the cauliflower and onions in the batter and fry them in small batches until golden brown, about 4 to 5 minutes. Drain on paper towels before serving.