Idli batter Pakoras

Pakoras are perfect tea time snack. I love it irrespective of the weather. I know its perfect during monsoon, but I won’t say no to any fried savory item any time. Here is a pakora recipe prepared with left over idli batter and it is pretty much like famous Andhra Punugulu. 

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When you have Idli batter, but not enough to prepare idli or dosas for all  you can make these yummy pakoras out of them. The sourness of the batter gets compensated when combined with onion and rava. Ravai/Sooji and Rice flour adds more crispiness to these pakoras.

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Ingredients:

  • Leftover sour idli batter – 2 cups
  • Rava / Sooji – ½ cup
  • Onion – 1
  • Pepper – 1 tbsp
  • Salt – 2 tsp (adjust according to your taste)
  • Baking soda – ¼ tsp
  • Green chillies – 2
  • Rice flour – 1 tbsp
  • Water – 1 cup
  • Oil – for frying 

Method:

  • Chop the onions and green chillies.
  • Now add the onions, green chillies, rava, pepper, salt, baking soda and rice flour to the idli batter.
  • Mix them well by adding water. (The consistency should be thick, so add ½ cup of water and if required add more)
  • Let the batter sit for 30 minutes.
  • Heat the oil and use the round spatula to pour the batter in the oil.
  • Fry till they are golden brown.

That’s it. Yummy pakoras are ready. Serve hot with coconut chutney or ketchup.
Notes:

  • Along with onion, you can add carrots, peas also to make it mixed vegetable pakora.
  • Adjust the salt and spices according to your preference.

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Linking back to No Food Waste Challenge Cross posted @ Tarla Dalal’s chaat contest.

Idli batter Pakoras
Yummy and Crispy pakoras prepared with left over idli batter.
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Prep Time
40 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
1 hr
Prep Time
40 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
1 hr
Ingredients
  1. Leftover sour idli batter - 2 cups
  2. Rava / Sooji - ½ cup
  3. Onion - 1
  4. Pepper - 1 tbsp
  5. Salt - 2 tsp (adjust according to your taste)
  6. Baking soda - ¼ tsp
  7. Green chillies - 2
  8. Rice flour - 1 tbsp
  9. Water - 1 cup
  10. Oil - for frying
Instructions
  1. Chop the onions and green chillies.
  2. Now add the onions, green chillies, rava, pepper, salt, baking soda and rice flour to the idli batter.
  3. Mix them well by adding water. (The consistency should be thick, so add ½ cup of water and if required add more)
  4. Let the batter sit for 30 minutes.
  5. Heat the oil and use the round spatula to pour the batter in the oil.
  6. Fry till they are golden brown.
  7. That’s it. Yummy pakoras are ready. Serve hot with coconut chutney or ketchup.
Notes
  1. Along with onion, you can add carrots, peas also to make it mixed vegetable pakora.
  2. Adjust the salt and spices according to your preference.
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