Okra Pakodas

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 150 g- okra (bhindi, ladies finger)
  • 150 g- onion
  • 2 tsp- green chillies, minced
  • 2 tsp- garlic, minced
  • 4 tbsp vinegar
  • cooking soda a pinch
  • besan and rice flour to bind
  • oil to deep fry
  • salt to taste

How to Make Okra Pakodas

  • Add 4 Tbsp of vinegar to 2 cups of water and soak okra in it for ½ hour.
  • Drain, rise and wipe dry. This will reduce the sliminess of okra. Cut into very thin slices.
  • Chop the onions finely and add to the okra.
  • Add green chillies, garlic, salt and soda.
  • Sprinkle equal quantities of besan and rice flour. Mix till the mixture holds together. Sprinkle very little water if needed.
  • Take marble sizes lumps of this mixture and drop into moderately hot oil. Fry till crisp and golden. Serve hot.