Halwai March 20, 2021


• 1 cup – cashews
• 1 cup – Chickpea flour (besan)
• 1 tsp – Red Chilli powder
• A pinch – soda
• Salt
• Oil – deep frying
• 1 tsp – Ghee


  1. Roast cashews in hot ghee until they turn golden brown in colour and keep aside.
  2. Mix besan, chilli powder, soda together, add fried cashews to the besan mixture and mix well.
  3. Add salt and make a thick batter by adding very little amount of water.
  4. Pour oil in a deep skillet and heat.
  5. Then take small portions of the batter and drop carefully into the hot oil.
  6. Fry until the pakodas become golden brown in colour and remove from the oil and spread out on a paper towel to remove excess oil.
  7. Recipe courtesy: Trendy Relish