firstly, in a large kadai boil 3 cup water with ½ tsp salt.
add 15 florets cauliflower and boil for 2 minutes.
drain off the gobi and keep aside.
in a bowl prepare masala paste by adding 1 tsp chilli powder, ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp garam masala, ¼ tsp cumin powder, ½ tsp coriander powder, ½ tsp pepper, ½ tsp ginger garlic paste, 1 tsp lemon juice and ½ tsp salt.
mix well making sure all the spices are well combined.
further, add in blanched gobi and mix well.
coat the spice paste uniformly. marinate for 15 minutes allowing spices to absorb.
meanwhile, prepare besan batter by taking 1 cup besan, 2 tbsp rice flour, ½ tsp ajwain, ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp chilli powder, pinch baking soda and ½ tsp salt.
add ½ cup water and mix to a smooth lump free batter.
dip the marinated gobi in besan batter and deep fry in hot oil.
stir occasionally, until the gobi turns golden brown and crisp.
finally, cauliflower pakoda / gobhi ke pakode tastes great with green chutney.