Capsicum Cucumber Pakoda Curry

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Capsicum Cucumber Pakoda curry is a delicious curry that goes well with hot rice and rotis. Capsicum and cucumber combination is one must try recipe.
The Pakodas could be offered as snacks for kids.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Served AsLunch
CuisineIndian
Recipe Taste Salty
Servings 4
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Ingredients
  

  • 1 Cucumber large, finely chopped
  • 1 Capsicum large, finely chopped
  • 1 cup Gram flour
  • 2 pinch Asafetida big pinches
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ginger garlic paste
  • 1.5 tbsp Oil hot oil
  • Salt as required
  • 3/4 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 2 tbsp Cilantro finely chopped
  • 5 tbsp Water or as required

For the curry

  • 4 Onions big, ground to paste
  • 5 Tomatoes ripe big, grated to puree
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger garlic paste
  • 1 pinch Asafetida big pinch
  • 1 tbsp Gram flour mixed in 3 tablespoons water without lumps
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1.5 teaspoon Kashmiri Red chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dry mango powder
  • 2 teaspoon Dry fenugreek leaves crushed
  • Cilantro finely chopped, for garnishing
  • Salt as per taste
  • 4 Cloves
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 3 Cardamom
  • 1 Cinnamon medium
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds
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Instructions
 

  • Take chopped capsicum , chopped cucumber in a wide bowl . Add gram flour , hing , ginger garlic paste , salt , garam masala , hot oil, cilantros.Mix well to a moist dough like consistency . Pakoda mix shouldn’t look too runny nor scooping tight .
  • Sprinkle water when required to adjust the consistency of Pakoda mix .
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  • Heat oil for deep frying in a wok . Take small portions of Pakoda mix in a fork and drop the mix in hot oil . Maintain a low to medium flame for even frying . Fry both sides till golden and crunchy .
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  • Take the pakodas out from the oil . Drain the excess oil and transfer to a plate .
  • Let’s prepare the curry . Heat oil in a wok . Fry the whole spices , fennel seeds ,ginger garlic paste .
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  • Add the onion paste and sauté until raw smell leaves . Add the dry powders . Sauté in oil . Then add grated tomato purée . Mix . Add hing , salt . Add a glass of water . Cover and cook until oil floats on top .
  • Now add the fried pakodas . Add dried fenugreek leaves , Besan water mix and cook for another 3 minutes in low to medium heat .
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  • Garnish with cilantros .
  • Capsicum Cucumber Pakoda curry is ready . Serve hot .
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