Thursday, 19 March 2020

Crispy Fritters made with home grown Spinach and Pumpkin flowers...

When you have vegetables growing in your small balcony, it’s happiness to eat your home grown vegetables. You can feel the freshness and taste of the vegetables. Here is a snack or a side dish recipe made with pumpkin flowers and spinach that had grown in our place. Fritter is crispy and delicious snack that can be made with different vegetables that are dipped in chickpea and rice flour batter. It is then deep fried until crispy and golden brown in colour.

10 to 12 small size Spinach leaves
10 to 12 Pumpkin flowers
6 tbsp Chickpea Flour
3 to 4 tbsp Rice Flour
1 Green Chilli finely chopped
Salt to taste
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
1/4 tsp Nigella seeds
1/2 tsp Poppy Seeds
Water as required
Oil to fry

Take a bowl, add chickpea flour, rice flour, salt to taste, turmeric powder, nigella seeds, poppy seeds and green chilli. Mix the ingredients well. Add little water at a time and mix the ingredients into a batter. It should be semi - thick dropping consistency. Keep it aside for 5 minutes, meanwhile heat up the oil in a wok. Dip the pumpkin flower or spinach one at a time and fry them on a low medium heat until crispy and golden brown in colour. Remove the fritters on a paper towel and serve it hot.

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