Pakodi Raita
Pakodi Raita

Ingredients:

• For Pakodi :
• 1/2 cup – Besan
• 2-3 – Green chillies, finely chopped
• A pinch – Ajwain
• A pinch – Salt
• A pinch – Sugar
• A pinch – Jeera powder
• A few tbsp – Oil
• For Raita :
• 500 g – Sour curds or Yoghurt

Method:

  1. In a bowl, mix all ingredients for pakodi with water till it reaches a thick consistency.
  2. Make small balls of this dough and fry in oil till golden brown. Keep aside.
  3. In another bowl take the yoghurt and beat with a whisk till it reaches a creamy consistency.
  4. Add some salt as per taste.
  5. Add these fried pakodas to the yoghurt some 3-4 minutes before serving .
  6. Then it will be slightly crispy.
  7. Garnish with finely chopped mint for a tangy flavour.

Recipe courtesy of Arcot Supriya