firstly, in a large mixing bowl take 2 cups of shredded cabbage and 1 sliced onion.
further add ¾ cup besan.
also add ¼ cup rice flour. alternatively use corn flour to make it more crispy.
additionally, add 1 tsp chilli powder, ¼ tsp turmeric, pinch of hing, 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste, few curry leaves and salt to taste.
combine and mix well without adding any water.
also squeeze the cabbage to get moisture out from it.
the cabbage and onions will release moisture and make dough moist.
form a dough, add 2 tsp of water if required.
now take a small ball sized dough and drop into hot oil.
make sure to spread the dough and not pile up one over another.
fry on medium flame stirring occasionally.
also fry till the pakodas turn crisp and golden brown.
finally, serve crispy cabbage pakoda with tomato sauce along with masala tea.