Recipes

 

Indian cuisine is unique, full of tradition, flavour and spices. Recipes are handed down from mother to daughter, from generation to generation. Here are some of ours...

Recipes

Crispy Vegetable Pakoras

Tamarind Chutney

Ingredients :

1 cup chickpea flour
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon garam masala
2 cloves garlic, crushed
3/4 cup water
1 quart  oil for deep frying
1/2 head cauliflower florets
2 onions, sliced into rings

Instructions :

  1. Sift the chickpea flour into a medium bowl. Mix in the coriander, salt, turmeric, chili powder, garam masala and garlic.
  2. Make a well in the center of the flower. Gradually pour the water into the well and mix to form a thick, smooth batter.
  3. Over medium high heat in a large, heavy saucepan, heat the oil to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  4. Coat the cauliflower and onions in the batter and fry them in small batches until golden brown, about 4 to 5 minutes. Drain on paper towels before serving.

 

These spicy vegetable pakoras are great for lunchboxes and make a great side dish or starter for any Indian-style menu.