CORIANDER -1 CUP

firstly, in a mixi jar take 1 cup coriander, ½ cup mint, 1 inch ginger, 1 chilli.

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GREEN CHUTNEY

add ¼ cup water and blend to smooth paste

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TRANSFER -LARGE BOWL

transfer the green chutney into a large bowl

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TAMRIND EXTRACT

add 1 cup tamarind extract. i have soaked a ball sized tamarind in water for 30 minutes, and squeezed out the juice

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CHAAT MASALA -1 TSP

also add 1 tsp chaat masala, ½ tsp cumin powder, ½ tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp aamchur, pinch hing and 1 tsp salt

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WELL COMBINED

mix well making sure all the spices are well combined

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 COLD  WATER - 5 CUP 

further, add 5 cup cold water and mix well adjusting the spices as required.

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CORIANDER - 2 TBSP

now add 2 tbsp coriander, 2 tbsp mint, half lemon and half onion

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THEEKA PANI - READY

mix well and refrigerate to keep the pani chilled

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GRAM FLOUR - 2 CUP

firstly, in a large bowl take 2 cup besan, ½ tsp chilli powder, ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp salt and pinch hing

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MIX WELL

mix well making sure all the spices are well combined

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WATER - 3/4 CUP

now add water as required and mix well forming a thick batter

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BEAT - 2 MINUTES

beat for 2 minutes, to make besan batter airy and light

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CORIANDER - 2 TBSP

further add ¼ tsp baking soda, 1 onion and 2 tbsp coriander

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THICK BATTER

mix well making sure everything is well combined.

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DROP CAREFULLY

now take a small ball sized batter and drop it into the hot oil.

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GOLDEN BROWN

stir occasionally, until the pakoda is cooked uniformly and turns golden brown.

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DRAIN OFF

drain off the pakoda over the kitchen towel to remove excess oi

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DROP IN WATER

now drop the hot pakoda into the water and soak for 1-2 minutes.

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SOFT PAKODA

soaking pakoda in water helps to make them soft and also remove excess oil.

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DROP SOAKED PAKODA

now squeeze the pakoda slightly, and drop it into theeka pani.

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REFRIGERATE - 1 HOUR

refrigerate for at least 1 hour to absorb all the flavours.

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READY TO EAT

finally, enjoy pani wale pakode recipe topped with boondi

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