Hungry, missing chai pakore stalls and want some tasty delicious snacks with garma garam chai, then try out this easy and quick to make snacks... this pakora can also be made with dals like moong and chana or can be made with mixed dal. Serve this pakora with chutney and tomato ketchup or imli ki chutney. It’s delicious.
- 1/2 cup Split Red Lentils / Masoor Dal washed and soaked in water for 30 minutes
- 1 small Onion chopped
- 2 Green Chillies chopped
- 1 tbsp Coriander leaves chopped
- 1/4 cup chopped mixed vegetables ( carrot, capsicum, beans, cabbage )
- Salt to taste
- 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
- A pinch of Soda Bicarbonate
- Oil to fry
Take the soaked Masoor Dal and drain out excess water. The Masoor Dal has to be coarsely ground into a paste. The paste should be of thick dropping consistency. Remove the paste in a bowl. Add salt and turmeric powder, stir or whisk the paste well in one direction to incorporate air. Take oil in a wok and let it heat. Add the onion, green chillies, vegetables and coriander leaves. Mix well. Add the soda bicarbonate and mix well.. Reduce the flame to medium. Add one tbsp of the paste into the hot oil, repeat the process for 5 to 6 times or until the wok is filled with the pakoras. Fry the pakoras until crispy and brown in colour. Serve hot with green chutney and tomato ketchup. Enjoy the pakoras with a cup of garam chai.