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Makhana Pakodas-Puffed Lotus Seeds Pakodas Recipe

Makhana Pakodas-Puffed Lotus Seeds Pakodas is a popular Indian Snacks
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On :
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snacks Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep-Fry Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 6
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  • 25 - puffed lotus seeds/fox nuts/makhana
  • 1/2 cup - grated Potato
  • 1 - Onion (big and chopped)
  • 1/4 cup - Rice flour
  • 1/2 cup - besan/gram flour
  • 2 tbsp - Corn flour
  • 1 tsp - Fennel seeds (crushed)
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • Few Curry leaves
  • Salt - to taste
  • Oil - 4 tbsp
  • How to Make Makhana Pakodas-Puffed Lotus Seeds Pakodas:

    1. Cut or chop the puffed lotus seeds as small pieces.
    2. Take the grated potato, chopped onions, lotus seed pieces, rice flour, besan flour, corn flour, crushed fennel seeds, red chilli powder, curry leaves and salt.
    3. Mix well, meanwhile heat the oil for deep frying, once the oil is hot, take 2 tablespoon of hot oil and add the already prepared flour mixture.
    4. Sprinkle generously the water and turn everything as thick batter.
    5. Make small balls from the pakoda batter and drop gently to the hot oil.
    6. Fry them until they turn golden brown, drain the excess oil with a paper towel.
    7. Serve hot with your favourite sauce.
    8. Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipes


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