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Sesame Pakoras from Biryani Recipe

Sesame Pakoras from Biryani is a popular Indian Snack
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On :
Friday, 29 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 2 cups - leftover biryani or pulao
  • 1 cup - sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp - semolina
  • 2 tbsp - Corn flour
  • 3 - cheese cubes
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup - boiling water
  • Oil - to Deep Fried
  • How to Make Sesame Pakoras from Biryani:

    1. Remove any whole bay leaves, cloves, etc. from biryani.
    2. Run it in a small mixie, with short spurts, till rice is crushed a little.
    3. In a heavy frying pan, dry roast semolina, stirring continuously.
    4. When aroma exudes, add boiling water, stir till the mixture is cooked.
    5. Add more water if required to make a soft mixture.
    6. Add crushed biryani, salt and spices if required after checking taste.
    7. Add corn flour, cool mixture; shape into ping pong ball sized rounds.
    8. Press in palm, place a small piece of cheese cube.
    9. Bring up sides, shape again into a ball, with cheese tucked inside.
    10. Keep oil to heat in a frying pan.
    11. Roll each ball in a plate of sesame seeds.
    12. Press seeds in place by enclosing with palms.
    13. Deep Fried till golden and crisp.
    14. Cut into halves with a sharp knife.
    15. Serve hot.


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