Monday 20 October 2014

Kadhi pakoda with raw mangoes

Ingrediants for pakoda

Besan 1 cup
Turmeric powder 1/2 tspn
Salt to taste
Oil to deep fry

For kadhi

Raw mango 2 medium
Besan 2 serving spoon
Onion finely chopped 1 medium
Ginger-Garlic paste 1 tblspn
Turmeric powder 1/3 tspn
Red chili powder 1 tspn
Garam masala powder 1 tspn
Salt to taste

For tempering

Onion chopped 1 medium
Cumin seeds 1 tspn
Whole red chili 2
Roasted cumin seeds powder 1 tspn


For kadhi

  1. Peel wash and cut the raw mangoes in small pieces and steamed.
  2. In a grinder make a paste of steamed mangoes and set a side.
  3. Heat oil in a pan add chopped onion.saute till it turn golden.
  4. Add mango paste, red chili powder, turmeric powder,garam masala powder and salt mix well. Cook over low flame.
  5. In a bowl take besan add three cup water and mix well.divide it in three parts.
  6. Add one part besan mixture in gravy and cook it about 4-5 min.After this add another part and cook as well.
  7. If the kadhi become too thick then add sufficient water and cook.

For pakoda

  1. Place the besan in a bowl add turmeric powder and salt add sufficient water to make thick and fluffy batter.
  2. Heat oil in a kadhai,drop pakodas of the batter in oil and deep fry till golden brown.
  3. Now add pakodas in kadhi.

For tempering

  1. In a pan heat oil add chopped onion,cumin seeds and whole red chili to it and saute until onion become brown.Pour the tempering over the kadhi. Sprinkle roasted cumin powder on it. Delicious kadhi pakoda is ready to serve.

Sunday 19 October 2014



flour (besan) 2 cups
Yogurt beaten 1 cup
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder 1/2 tspn
Green chilli paste 1 tblspn
ginger-garlic paste 1 tblspn
Oil 2 tblspn
Lemon juice 1 tblspn
eno powder 1 sachet
Mustard seeds 1 tspn
For Tempering:
1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds
Cumin seed
1/2 tspn
green chilli


  1. In a bowl add gram flour (besan),Curd and water.Mix well and make a smooth batter.
  2. The batter should be of thick consistency.Add salt and set aside for 4 hours covered with a lid.
  3. Take the ginger-garlic and green chili paste and add to the batter. Also add turmeric powder and mix well.
  4. Keep the steamer or cooker ready on gas.Grease a baking dish (it should fit in the steamer or cooker).
  5. Now in batter add 1tsp oil,lemon juice and eno mix well.
  6. Pour the batter into the greased pan and steam for 10-12 minutes or till done
  7. Heat little oil in a small pan and add mustard seeds ,cumin seeds and green chilli allow to splutter. Remove and pour it over dhoklas.
  8. Cut the dhoklas in squair shape .Garnish the besan dhokla with coriander and slited green chilies.Serve with hari chutney.