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Sunday, September 22, 2013

Dill Leaves Cabbage Pakora / Dill Leaves Pakora

Thanks to Priya & Veena for starting Lets Brunch On Sundays Event, in which a blogger should post any recipe on 2nd and 4th Sunday under no theme & specific rules. Really i need a commitment to post on Sundays or else i will be lazy and postponing it to Monday morning, afternoon or evening. Now this Event pushed me to come up with a recipe today. Today's recipe is one quick and yummy snack/starter, Dill Leaves Pakora. The weather started changing slowly and the early mornings and evenings are cold and chill. The chill evenings sure need a hot and spicy snack with soothing Chai/Coffee. This Dill Leaves Cabbage Pakora is one perfect snack for the Chill Evening with a cup fo hot chai. And its a very flavorful and yummy crispy pakoras. Not only for evening snack this can be served as a side dish for your lunch meal. Just a simple rice & rasam makes a great satisfying meal with this crispy pakoras.
Have tried Masala Vadai also with dill leaves but that day i couldn't take a pic of it but this clicked few pics of this aromatic and crispy pakoras. Without any further delay will move onto the recipe...



Ingredients
  1. Dill leaves    1/2 cup (tightly packed)
  2. Cabbage       2 cups (thinly chopped - loosely packed)
  3. Ginger     1/2 tsp(finely chopped)
  4. Cilantro     few finely chopped
  5. Gram Flour / Besan flour/Kadala Maavu     1 cup+1 tbsp
  6. Rice Flour       2-3 tbsp
  7. Cooking soda/Baking soda    a pinch
  8. Salt     to taste
  9. Chilli powder      1/2 tsp(adjust to desired spice level)
  10. Hing        1/8 tsp
  11. Cumin seeds     1/2 tsp
  12. Oil      to deep fry

Method
  • In a wide bowl, mix gram flour, rice flour, salt, baking soda,chilli powder, hing, cumin seeds and mix well.
  • To this add finely chopped cabbage, dill leaves, ginger, cilantro and combine well.
  • Now sprinkle water little by little to make a thick paste and add little more water to make a little loose dough(not too thick or thin).
  • Then heat oil in a kadai(to deep fry), when its heated turn heat to medium heat drop a small sized dough gently flatten and fry crisp and golden brown on both sides.
  • Once done drain it in a paper towel, and check for salt, spice and crispness.
  • IF your are ok then proceed to fry in batches, take a small ball sized portion and flatten it gently and drop into the hot oil and fry till done.
  • That's it..Crispy Dill Leaves Cabbage Pakora ready, serve hot with Green Chutney & Ketchup.



Notes:
Instead of chilli powder you can also use finely chopped green chillies.
This pakora can be done without cabbage & dill leaves simply with the addition of onions, cilantro,ginger.
Or you can replace dill leaves with finely chopped spinach to make spinach cabbage pakora.
Likewise replace cabbage with onions.
Do not add more water and also the dough should not be too thick.

This is off to Lets Brunch on Sundays Event.



24 comments:

  1. wow very very flavorful and deliciously made pakoda's :) they are making me drool here !! n love the new look for your blog !! :)

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  2. wow one yum crisp snack Sangee, love the new look to your blog :) header too :) and the pakora clicks are mindblowing

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  3. they shd hv tasted so grt.. i hv tried this too

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  4. Never tried this way.looks yummy. kids love this ..

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  5. Nice use of dil leaves out there.. Perfect looking crispy pakoras :)

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  6. Dill leaves grow well here and once I didn't know what to do with that. so i stopped growing it. I like your idea of adding them in pakoda... flavors wud have increased the appetite. I am also part of that event but due to some unavoidable work, I am away from blogging for couple weeks..hope to join you all soon.

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  7. omg super yummy flavorful crunchy pakora.... nice attempt to include dill leaves here...nice clicks

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  8. Love dill flavor in anything, pakora looks very addictive, drooling here Sangee..Fallku prefect bg & header Sangee..

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  9. Wow, very delicious and flavorful pakoras, love the new look...

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  10. Crispy and delicious pakoras, Sangee.. Great snack to have with a cup of tea on a fall evening.. :)

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  11. crispy and delicious. Thanks for sharing dear

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  12. Nice idea to add dill leaves in pakodas..looks soo crispy n yumm!!

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  13. Perfect, have tried cabbage pakoras, the dill leaves should've given the pakoras a nice flavor..

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  14. Super crispy and tempting pakodas...must be a flavorful one.

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  15. ooooh so yummm crispy pakoras! wow

    Regards
    Bindu
    http://indianrecipegalleri.blogspot.in/

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  16. Delicious and lovely looking cabbage pakoras. Wonderfully prepared.
    Deepa

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  17. very yummy pakodas n nice idea (cliks)

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  18. omg super yummy flavorful crunchy pakora.... nice idea to include dill leaves here...nice clicks

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  19. awesome they look.. must say perfect cute clicks!.. Wish to munch few with a cup of hot masala chai

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  20. u r lucky to get fresh dil leaves dear n super crispy snack for tea time munch...

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  21. Many of them hate dill leaves i think this is a best way to have this leaves. In fact if you won't tell anybody about this leaves present in pakora they will not come to know.

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