Saturday, October 23, 2010

Ragi Pakora / Finger Millet Fritters

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Pakoras are a favorite in India...!  Generally are made with besan flour..but  in this recipe pakoras are made with Ragi flour...!!   
This is a very quick and easy recipe that can be served as  crispy and spicy snack..! 
Also this healthy pakoras serves as perfect n very fulfilling evening snack, when teamed up with hot cup of tea and sure it impress our kids...!
In general,  Ragi has a number of health benefits like cooling our body, treating diabetes, cardiac diseases, etc. It is rich in Iron, minerals, protein and has high nutritive value...!
Here comes the easy n  tasty recipe...!
Ingredients:
  • Ragi flour                                  - 1 ½ cup
  • Rice flour                                  - 4 tsp
  • Green chilly                               - 4
  • Onion                                       - 2
  • Ginger garlic paste                    - ½ tbsp
  • Fried gram                               - 2 tbsp
  • Saunf                                       - ½ tsp
  • Curry leaves                              - handful
  • Salt to taste
Method:

  1. In a mixing bowl, take Ragi flour, rice flour, chopped green chilly, fried gram, onion, saunf, ginger garlic paste, salt and finely chopped curry leaves.
  2. More the addition of onion, more tasty the pakora…!
  3. Sprinkle very little water and make soft dough 

  1. Heat oil in frying pan.
  2. Drop ragi mixture little by little here and there in hot oil in small batches.
  3. Deep fry to dark brown and crisp.
  1. Healthy  and yummy Ragi pakora ready to relish now…:))
Thanx once again,
Jay

32 comments:

  1. Raggi fritters is a new snack to me, but a great option Jay...

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  2. delicious way to use ragi flour

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  3. Innovative recipe..sounds super good,crunchy and yummy.

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  4. Healthy fritters jay,sounds too gud...

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  5. have had it couple of time, healthy finger food!

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  6. new recipe but it is healthy and mouthwatering

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  7. lovely, healthy and crispy friters.

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  8. Very nice Jay. Never tried this at home.

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  9. Hey that's a very nice version pakoras jay. And so nutritious as well :)

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  10. healthy pokora!!very interesting one!

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  11. Thanx friends for your sweet comments...

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  12. Very new fritters dear... will definitely try....

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  13. guilt free deepfried snack jay.will try this soon

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  14. Interesting pakodas,sounds yummy too.

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  15. My mom used to prepare these pakoras often. It's so yummy!

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  16. Nice one...Looks so crispy..And i love the addition of saunf..

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  17. oh I've never seen this before - good to know!

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  18. Great idea to make fritters out of ragi!

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  19. Millet fritter is something new to me! I'm sure it's very delicious. Lately, the site went really slow and sometimes it's not even moving. lol! Thanks for your patience. You're such a fantastic cook as always.
    Have a great weekend.
    Kristy

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  20. Crsipy n delicious ragi fritters!!

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  21. That's a fantastic way to use ragi flour..very innovative indeed!

    US Masala

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  22. Thanx dearies..for your wonderful comments...:)

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  23. I have never heard of Ragi flour, I'll have to go and look for it! Thank you for the recipe, all very new to me :-)

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  24. Crispy pakodas looks absolutely tempting, just love it..

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  25. is that black millet flour? I have something similar to that although am not sure about the english name :). rather strange coloured pakora's

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  26. Not familiar with that flour either. Would love to try it though! You know how I love your snacks!

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  27. I have never seen this dish before! And I so love Indian food! Thank you so much for stopping by my site.

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  28. Nice recipe..looks so yummy..

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