Jun 25, 2010
Bread fruit -- 1/2 (peeled and sliced)
Coriander seeds -- 1 teaspoon
Asafoetida -- 1/2 teaspoon
Cumin seeds -- 1/2 teaspoon
Carom seeds -- 1/2 teaspoon
Red chilli powder -- 1 teaspoon
Chickpea flour (besan) -- 3/4 cup
Rice flour -- 1/4 cup (optional)
Lemon juice - 1 tablespoon
salt to taste
Oil for deep frying
Grind coconut with all the spices into a smooth paste with water. Take it in a bowl.
Add the flours, salt and lemon juice and mix it into a nice batter. Add water if required.
Heat oil in a pan. Dip the bread fruit slices in the batter to make a nice batter coating on it.
Now drop them into hot oil and fry them till they are cooked. Remove them on tissue papers.
Serve hot with any chutney of your choice or tomato sauce.
Other vegetables like potato, raw banana, capsicum etc. can be used to make pakoda.