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Macaroni Pakoda Recipe

Macaroni Pakoda is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1 packet - small elbow shaped macaroni
  • 1.5 cups - Channa dal
  • 1/2 cup - Rice flour
  • 2 tbsp - chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 1/2 cup - Onion (optional)
  • Oil for deep frying
  • How to Make Macaroni Pakoda:

    1. First boil the macaroni in a small bowl with a little water.
    2. Allow it to cook in the microwave for 3 to 4 minutes till it is al dente. Drain.
    3. Now add channa dal, rice flour, salt, chilli powder, and onion to it and mix all together till it forms a coarse dough.
    4. Try not to add water; you can wet your hands in the cooked macaroni water, which is a little thick because of the carb content in the macaroni.
    5. Taste test the dough for salt and chilli.
    6. Pour oil in a deep kadai and let it become hot, and when it is very hot, reduce the heat of the stove, and start putting small balls of dough.
    7. You can put 5 to 6 balls and start frying.
    8. When it turns colour and becomes light brown, you can take it out and place it on a paper towel, so that the excess oil is absorbed.
    9. The same way finish the remaining dough and serve it with tomato ketchup or mint or coriander chutney.


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