Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Chicory Greens and Onion Fritters

                                                 ~Crispy Chicory Greens and Onion Fritters


                                                                  ~Chicory Leaves

Gram Flour (Besan)    - 2 cups
Rice Flour                   - ¼ cup
Chicory Greens           - 2 handfuls (chopped)
Red onion                    - 1 (thinly sliced)
Chili Powder               - 1 tbs
Salt                              - 1 tbs
Garlic Cloves              - 3 (crushed or grated)
Broken Cashews         - few
Baking Soda               - a pinch
Hing                            -  a pinch



                      Mix the besan and rice flour with chili, hing, garlic and salt. Add cashews, chicory greens and onions.  Sprinkle water to the mix as needed.   Meanwhile heat the oil in a kadai. Add 2 tbs of hot oil to the mix and coat it well.  Take the mix in little quantity and drop it in oil one by one.  No need to shape them into balls while dropping.  Fry till it is golden brown.

           Enjoy the fritters/ pakoras with a cup of filter coffee or chai.


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