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cauliflower pakoda recipe
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cauliflower pakoda recipe | gobhi ke pakode | gobi pakora

easy cauliflower pakoda recipe | gobhi ke pakode | gobi pakora
Course Snack
Cuisine indian street food
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 3 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for blanching:

  • 3 cup water
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 15 florets cauliflower / gobi

for masala paste:

  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp pepper crushed
  • ½ tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp salt

besan batter:

  • 1 cup besan / gramflour
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • ½ tsp ajwain / carom seeds
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • pinch baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup water
  • oil for frying

Instructions

  • 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.