*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        VEGETABLE FRITTERS (PAKORA)
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Vegetarian
                 Indian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Chickpea flour (besan)
      1/2   c            Unbleached all-purpose flour
      1/2   ts           Baking soda
      3/4   ts           Cream of tartar
      1/4   ts           Sea salt
    1       t            Cumin powder
    1       t            Coriander powder
    1       t            Tumeric
      1/2   ts           Asafetida (optional)
      1/4   ts           Cayenne pepper
    1 1/4   c            Cold water
    2       tb           Lemon juice
                         Oil, for frying
    1       c            Sliced potatoes (1/4 thick)
    1       c            Cauliflower florets
    1       c            Chopped bell pepper
 
   Blend flours, baking soda, cream of tartar, salt and
   spices.
   
   Gradually whisk in water and lemon juice to make a
   smooth batter the consistency of heavy cream.  Set
   aside.
   
   Heat about 3 oil in a large skillet or deep fryer.
   
   Dip vegetables in batter to coat.  Immerse in hot oil,
   turning to cook evenly, until golden brown, about 5
   minutes.  Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on
   absorbent paper.
   
   Cover and place in a warm oven while cooking remaining
   pakoras.
   
   Per serving: 186 cal, 5 g prot, 95 mg sod, 25 g carb,
   8 g fat, 0 mg chol, 21 mg calcium
   
   Source: Vegetarian Gourmet, Autumn 1993 Typed for you
   by Karen Mintzias
  
 
 
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