How to make Ajwain ke Patton ke Pakode - SK Khazana -

These carom leaves have lots of medicinal properties and their pakode are very tasty

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Carom leaves (ajwain ke patte), Gram flour

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Ajwain ke Patton ke Pakode - SK Khazana

Ajwain ke Patton ke Pakode - SK Khazana Recipe Card

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Ajwain ke Patton ke Pakode - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Carom leaves (ajwain ke patte) 16-20

  • Gram flour 1 cup

  • Rice flour 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspo to sprinkle

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/3 teaspoon

  • Baking soda 1 pinches

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Chaat masala to sprinkle

  • Green chutney to serve

Method

Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 2

Take gram flour, rice flour, salt, red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder and baking soda in a bowl. Add sufficient water and whisk to make semi thick batter.

Step 3

Dip the carom leaves in the batter ensuring that they are well coated, slide into hot oil and deep fry till golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Arrange them on a serving platter and sprinkle chaat masala and red chilli powder over them. Serve hot with green chutney.

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