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Drumstick leaves pakoda | Moringa leaves pakoda
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins
Drumstick leaves pakoda | Moringa leaves pakoda is an easy and healthy tea time snack which can be prepared in just 10 minutes of time.
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: drumstick leaves pakoda, Moringa leaves pakoda, moringa leaves recipes, murungai keerai pakoda, pakoda recipes
Servings: 4
Calories: 100 kcal
Author: Akila
  • Drumstick leaves - 1 cup
  • Gram flour - 1 to 1 1/4cups
  • Rice flour - 1/4 cup
  • Corn flour - 1 tbsp
  • salt - as req
  • fennel seeds - 1 /2 tbsp
  • cumin seeds - 1/2 tbsp
  • chilli powder - 1/2 tbsp or adjust as per tour spice level
  • turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • green chilles - 2 finely chopped
  • ginger garlic paste - 1/2 tbsp
  • curry leaves - handful
  • coriander leaves - handful
  • hot oil or ghee - 2 tbsp
  • water - enough to make a dough
  • oil - for frying
Prepare the mixture
  1. In a big bowl add the moringa leaves.
  2. Add the gram flour and the rice flour.
  3. include the cornflour, salt, cumin and fennel seeds. Fennel seeds are optional, but gives a nice taste.
  4. now add the powders - chilli ppwder, turmeric powder and the finely chopped green chillies.
  5. also add the handful of fresh coriander leaves and handful of curry leaves.
  6. In order to get the perfect crispiness, add the hot oil or the ghee. Adding ghee gives a nice flavor too. Alao include the ginger garlic paste at this stage. You can also add the crushed ginger and garlic.
  7. Mix everything well adding water little by little.
  8. try to make a smooth dough as shown below.
Fry the pakodas
  1. Heat enough oil in a wok in medium flame. Once the oil is hot enough, take small portion from the dough and drop it in the hot oil.
  2. Likewise, add the whole dough in batches. Fry them in medium flame alone and while frying, keep rotating them for even frying. Once the ssshhh sounds subsidies, remove from oil. Filter the excess oil using a kitchen tissue.
  3. tasty and super crispy pakoda are ready.

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