Gobi ke pakore (Cauliflower Fries)!!

Onmyplate today is a crunchy snack made of cauliflower which can be added to one’s regular diet as it’s a rich source of Vitamin C and dietary fibers.

You would love the cauliflowers in this form due to its crunchy and lovely taste!!

Here goes the recipe for Gobi ke pakore (Cauliflower Fries)!!

Ingredients::

  • Maida (All purpose flour)1 cup
  • Besan (chickpea flour) 4 tbsp
  • Gobi (cauliflower) 10-12 pieces
  • Ajwain (Carom) seeds 1/2 tsp
  • Baking powder 1/4 tsp
  • Haldi (Turmeric) powder 1/4 tsp
  • Red chili powder 1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala powder 1/4 tsp
  • Salt 1/2 tsp or according to taste
  • Oil for deep fry

Preparation::

  • Take a mixing bowl and add maida, besan, ajwain, baking powder, haldi, red chili powder, garam masala, salt and mix well
  • Add 3/4 cup of water to make a thick paste, you may add little more water if required
  • Whisk it properly so that it doesn’t form any lump and turns into a smooth paste
  • Heat oil in a deep fry pan
  • Dip cauliflower pieces into the paste and deep fry in low flame till golden brown in color
  • Serve hot with your choice of sauce!!

Pyaj ke pakore (Crispy Onion Fries) !!

Onmyplate today is a easy to cook snack which is healthy, crispy, crunchy and delicious in taste!!

I have given a new addition to the fries with flour which makes it more tasty and crunchy!!

Here goes the recipe for “Crispy Onion Fries ( Pyaj ke pakore)”

Ingredients::

  • Maida (flour) 1 cup
  • Besan (chickpea flour) 2 tbsp
  • Onion 2 medium thinly sliced
  • Haldi (turmeric) 1/4 tsp
  • Red chili powder 1/2 tsp
  • Salt 1/2 tsp or according to taste
  • Aamchur (dry mango powder) 1/2 tsp
  • Baking powder 1 pinch
  • Oil for deep fry

Preparation::

  • Take a mixing bowl and add maida, besan, salt, haldi, red chili powder, baking powder, aamchur and mix well
  • Now add 1/2 cup water and make a smooth thick paste, add little water if required
  • Add onions to the paste and mix well and keep it aside for 5 minutes
  • Heat oil in a kadhai (deep fry pan) in high heat
  • Lower the heat and take one tablespoon of the paste and drop it slowly in the oil
  • You may add paste for 4-5 fries together in the kadhai
  • Cook the fries in low heat till golden brown in color
  • Both the sides should be cooked well before removing from the flame
  • Serve hot with sauce of your choice!!

Crunchy Fruit & Toast Custard Delight!!

Yippee!! have touched the milestone of 125 + followers……….. 🙂   🙂

Today’s special dish is Yummy, Crunchy, Delicious and Healthy which is dedicated to all my FRIENDS who have liked my blog and motivated me to continue blogging for The TASTE of India…Cheers!

Here goes the recipe for Crunchy Fruit & Toast Custard Delight!!

Ingredients::

  • Milk 500 ml
  • Custard Powder 2 tbsp
  • Pomegranate 1/4 cup
  • Banana 1 small cut into rings
  • Sugar 3-4 tbsp or according to taste
  • Cashew 15-20 pieces chopped
  • Almonds 8-10 finely cut width wise
  • Bread slice 2 cut into squares of 2 inches ( sides removed)
  • Oil for deep fry

Preparation::

  • Take 1/4 cup hot milk and add custard powder and make a smooth paste
  • Now boil the remaining milk and remove from heat
  • Add the custard paste into the milk and stir
  • Heat it in low flame and cook for 2-3 minutes
  • Keep stirring so that the paste doesn’t stick to the bottom of the vessel
  • Remove from heat and let it cool
  • Now add the dry fruits, pomegranate and banana and mix well
  • Refrigerate it for 1-2 hrs
  • In the meanwhile heat oil in a deep fry pan
  • Take the bread pieces and deep fry in low flame till golden brown in color
  • Cut the pieces further into small squares and refrigerate it for 30 minutes
  • Now take a serving cup and layer 6-7 crunchy bread pieces and then top it with custard delight
  • Serve chilled!!