Puffed rice pakoda is a simple innovative, quick & easy to make, lip smacking dish …. an all season wonder that can be made with puffed rice, rice flour, gram flour, chopped dill leaves, coriander, onions and spices which makes a crispy and appetizing to munch with a cup tea or coffee.
Preparation time – 20 min
Cooking time – 5-10 min
Serves – 4
Puffed rice – 200 gm
Onion – 2-3 no’s chopped finely
Dill leaves – 1 cup chopped
Coriander – 1 cup chopped
Curry leaves – 1 spring chopped
Rice flour – 1/2 cup
Gram flour – 1/2 cup
Cashew nuts – 2 -3 tbs broken into small pieces
Chilly powder – 1 tsp (adjust to your taste)
Cumin or carom seeds – 1/2 tsp
Ghee – 1 tbs
Salt to taste
Oil to deep fry
To make or to prepare puffed rice pakoda’s –
Keep all the ingredients ready as shown in the above image,
Rinse puffed rice in water, drain the water in it, add it to a bowl
Add finely chopped onions, dill leaves, coriander leaves (rinsed and drained) cashew nuts, toss it well
Add rice flour, gram flour, chilly powder, cumin and salt, toss it again without adding water to it.
Finally add ghee and mix together with the mixture. Sprinkle little water to knead the mixture.
Heat oil to deep fry, when the oil is hot
Take a small ball of mixture and drop it one by one into the oil
Fry until it turns golden brown and crisp.
Stain them on a blotting paper to absorb the excess oil.
Serve hot and Enjoy crispy and yummy puffed rice pakoda’s with tomato sauce or pudhina chutney.
As puffed rice is rinsed and drained, it needs very water to knead the mixture.
You can add garam masala powder to adjust your taste which is optional
Take care not to over roast or under cook pokoda’s.
adding Dill leaves is optinal, or else you can prepare with chopped coriander and mint leaves as well.
Tags: #easy, #Kids snack, #snack, #south Indian, #yummy appetizer