Pakodas from Discards

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Total Time:
25 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 1 cup gram flour
  • 1 slice day old bread
  • 1 onion, sliced thinly
  • 1 tbsp spinach stems, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp colocasia leaf stems, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp bottle gourd peels, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp cucumber peels, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp skins from green gram
  • 3 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3-4 pinches asafoetida powder
  • 2 tbsp hot oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil to deep fry

How to Make Pakodas from Discards

  • Take sliced onion in a large bowl. Sprinkle a little salt and keep aside for 5 mins.
  • Sprinkle gram flour and add all other ingredients except bread and oil.
  • Mix them with light hand.
  • Soak bread under running water and crumble into mixture.
  • Add hot oil to mixture and mix again lightly.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan and add small dumplings of mixture to oil.
  • Fry on medium flame till light golden, flipping once if required.
  • Serve hot and crisp with chutneys or sauce.