medhu pakoda recipe | pattanam pakoda recipe | hotel style methu bonda

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medhu pakoda recipe | pattanam pakoda recipe | hotel style methu bonda with detailed photo and video recipe. a unique and soft deep-fried pakoda recipe made with roasted channa dal powder and rice flour. it is a popular south indian or particularly chennai based snack recipe that is typically served in hotels as an evening snack. unlike the traditional bonda or pakoda that are crisp in texture, this bonda is soft, porous and spongy in texture due to the use of roasted channa dal gram flour.
pattanam pakoda recipe


medhu pakoda recipe | pattanam pakoda recipe | hotel style methu bonda with step by step photo and video recipe. pakoda or bonda recipes are an integral part of indian cuisine. there are different types of pakoda or bonda which generally differs in texture and crispiness and are prepared with a choice of vegetables or mixed flours. one such soft and tasty bonda or pakoda recipe is pattanam pakoda from the tamil cuisine known for its porous and soft appearance.

before we jump to the actual recipe, let me ask you this question? do you like urad dal medu vada or biscuit bonda? particularly for your morning breakfast with a choice of idli and dosa? i know the answer. having said that would you prefer to experiment with another variety of bonda or vada? yes, this recipe is an alternative to the popular doughnut-shaped medu vada or biscuit bonda. to top it, this recipe of medhu pakoda recipe does not include any soaking and grinding of urad dal and can be prepared without much preparation. in addition, there is no risk of batter turning bitter as you face with urad dal. you can use ground putani powder and start the cooking procedure immediately. further, the same snack can also be served as an evening snack with a choice of spicy chutney or tomato sauce as per your preference. do try this snack and let me know if you would use it as an alternative to the medhu vada or bonda?

medhu pakoda recipe

furthermore, some more additional tips, suggestions and variants to the perfect medhu pakoda recipe. firstly, the softness of the bonda or pakoda is due to the use of roasted channa dal. if you like to make it softer, you may increase the ratio of roasted channa dal powder with rice flour. yet, do not skip rice flour as it helps to hold the shape and texture. secondly, you have to be extra careful while deep frying these fritters. you may have to follow small batches while deep frying and do not overcrowd the frying pan. lastly, do not deep fry these and serve them later. it not only turns to be soggy but also may ooze oil. it does not take much time to prepare and deep fry these. hence prepare these just before serving and taste good when served hot.


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pattanam pakoda recipe

medhu pakoda recipe | pattanam pakoda recipe | hotel style methu bonda

HEBBARS KITCHEN
easy medhu pakoda recipe | pattanam pakoda recipe | hotel style methu bonda
5 from 17 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine tamil nadu
Servings 10 Servings
Calories 104 kcal


Ingredients
 

  • 3 tbsp ghee
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ cup roasted gram dal
  • ½ cup rice flour
  • ½ cup besan / gram flour
  • 1 onion (sliced)
  • 2 chilli (finely chopped)
  • 1 inch ginger (finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp fennel
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp mint (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp coriander (finely chopped)
  • few curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp water
  • oil (for frying)

Instructions
 

  • firstly, in a large bowl take 3 tbsp ghee and ½ tsp baking soda.
  • whisk and mix well.
  • make sure to beat with your hand until the ghee turns smooth creamy texture.
  • in a mixer jar take ½ cup roasted gram dal and grind to a fine powder.
  • transfer the roasted gram dal powder to the same bowl.
  • also, add ½ cup rice flour and ½ cup besan.
  • mix well making sure the flour is moist.
  • further add 1 onion, 2 chilli and 1 inch ginger.
  • also add 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp cumin, ½ tsp fennel, ½ tsp salt, 2 tbsp mint, 2 tbsp coriander and few curry leaves.
  • squeeze and mix well making sure everything is well combined.
  • now add 2 tbsp water and start to mix well. onion releases moisture so add water as required.
  • mix forming a soft dough.
  • pinch a ball sized dough and roll uniform.
  • deep fry in hot oil keeping the flame on medium.
  • fry until the pakoda turns golden brown and crisp.
  • finally, enjoy medhu pakoda with coconut chutney.

Nutrition

Calories: 104kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 2gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 181mgPotassium: 137mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 216IUVitamin C: 16mgCalcium: 18mgIron: 1mg


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how to make medhu pakoda with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a large bowl take 3 tbsp ghee and ½ tsp baking soda.
  2. whisk and mix well.
  3. make sure to beat with your hand until the ghee turns smooth creamy texture.
  4. in a mixer jar take ½ cup roasted gram dal and grind to a fine powder.
  5. transfer the roasted gram dal powder to the same bowl.
  6. also, add ½ cup rice flour and ½ cup besan.
  7. mix well making sure the flour is moist.

  8. further add 1 onion, 2 chilli and 1 inch ginger.
  9. also add 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp cumin, ½ tsp fennel, ½ tsp salt, 2 tbsp mint, 2 tbsp coriander and few curry leaves.
  10. squeeze and mix well making sure everything is well combined.
  11. now add 2 tbsp water and start to mix well. onion releases moisture so add water as required.
  12. mix forming a soft dough.
  13. pinch a ball sized dough and roll uniform.
  14. deep fry in hot oil keeping the flame on medium.
  15. fry until the pakoda turns golden brown and crisp.
  16. finally, enjoy medhu pakoda with coconut chutney.
    medhu pakoda recipe

notes:

  • firstly, adding besan gives nice softness to pakoda.
  • also, beating ghee with soda makes pakoda tastes and texture unique.
  • additionally, you can also add cabbage or carrot for variation.
  • finally, medhu pakoda recipe tastes great when served hot and crispy.
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