For Making Pakoras
For making Kadhi/ Gravy
Add required salt for making pakoras to the onion and mix well. Keep it aside for 15 mins. You can see onions giving out water. Add besan flour, chilli powder and curry leaves to the onions and mix well. If needed sprinkle some water.Heat oil in a pan. Once it gets heated, take pinches of of batter and drop them in oil. Deep fry them to golden brown and keep aside.
Dry roast the besan flour in a pan till nice aroma comes without burning it. After it gets cooled add it to the curd. Pour two cups of water to it with required salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder, cumin seed powder, garam masala powder and sugar. Mix them well with a hand mixer. Do not use blender. Keep it aside.
Heat a pan with oil. Do the tempering with cumin seeds. Once they splutter add the ginger, green chillies, red chillies and asafoetida powder. Stir well. Fry the onions for two minutes till they become soft. Now keep the flame to medium and pour the curd mixture to the pan and mix well.
Keep stirring and you can notice the Kadhi becoming thick. If needed add more water , mix well and switch off the stove. Sprinkle the coriander leaves, put the fried pakoras and serve hot. Kadhi Pakora is delicious blend of yogurt and gram flour.
By Ria Samuel