Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Broccoli Pakoras


200 grams of Broccoli
1 cup of Pakora mix (Available in asian grocery store)
pinch of salt (optional)
Oil for deep frying
water as required.

Home made Pakora mix

1 cup of besan/gram flour
1/2 teaspoon of coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon of red chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder
1/4 teaspoon of roasted cumin powder
1/2 teaspoon of garam masala
1/4 teaspoon of amchur powder
1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder
salt as required


Trim the broccoli into small florets.
Rinse and dry the broccoli florets.
Pour sufficient water into pakora mix to make a smooth batter.
Mix few broccoli florets into batter.
Heat oil in a heavy frying pan, drop the battered florets one by one into the hot oil slowly.
Fry the pakoras for around 3 minutes in medium flame until crisp and golden brown.
Remove from the heat using a slotted spoon and set aside to drain on kitchen paper.
Repeat the process with the remaining battered vegetables.
Serve with chutney.


  1. very innovative an healthy too :)

  2. yes sumi, broccoli is rich in Vitamin C