Monday, June 22, 2009

Crispy Onion-Mushroom Pakoda


1 onion thinly sliced

5-6 mushrooms

1 potato peeled and grated

2 tbsp freshly chopped coriander leaves

5 finely chopped green chillies

1 cup gram flour

2 tsp rice flour

1 tsp crushed coriander seeds

1 tsp cumin powder

a pinch of soda

1 tsp grated ginger

1 tsp red chilli powder

1 tsp chaat masala 

1 tbsp crushed kasoori methi

salt to taste

oil to deep fry


  • Blanch the mushrooms for 5-7 minutes and then pat them dry and then dice it and keep aside
  • Take a bowl, add sliced onion,grated potato,mushrooms,chilli powder,chat masala,kasoori methi,soda,cumin powder,crushed coriander seeds,salt,gramflour,rice flour and enough water to make a semi thick pakora mixture
  • Heat oil in a pan,when its hot add a spoonful each of the mixture in hot oil and fry till golden brown and crisp on both the sides, drain on a kitchen towel and then serve hot with tomato sauce