Pakore Ki Sabzi - Indian Fritters Curry
Pakore ki sabzi or fritters curry is a perfect side dish to make when nothing comes to mind. Hot paratha scooped with this curry is a pure delight.
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Prep Time = 10 minutes
Cook Time = 10 minutes
Total Time = 30 minutes
Category = Side
Cuisine = Indian
Serves = 4-5
Nutrition Info = 245 calories
Serving Size = 1
» For Pakore Ki Sabzi:
- 2 cups any pakoras/pakodas (I used leftover aloo palak pakora)
- 3 tablespoons oil
- 1 bay leaf (tej patta)
- 4 cloves (laung)
- 2 dried red chilies (sukhi lal mirch)
- a pinch of asafetida (hing)
- 1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
- 1 teaspoon mustard seeds (rai)
- 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste
- 1/2 cup onion, chopped
- 1 teaspoon chilies chopped
- 3/4 cup tomatoes, chopped
- 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 1 teaspoon red chili powder, or to taste
- 1 teaspoon coriander powder
- 1/2 cup yogurt (plain dahi) whisked
- 1 tablespoon kasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves)
- ¼ teaspoon garam masala powder
- salt as per taste
- 1/2 + 1/2 cup water, or more if needed
- Hot water for soaking pakoda
» How To Make Pakore Ki Sabzi:
- Heat 3 tablespoon oil in a pan over medium heat.
- Add bay leaf, dried red chilies, cloves, cumin seeds, and mustard seeds to it.
- When they begin to crackle, add the chopped onions and sauté on medium heat for 4 minutes or saute until they are light brown in color.
- Add the green chilies, tomatoes, ginger-garlic paste, and sauté for 5 minutes or until tomatoes are mushy.
- Add red chili powder, coriander powder, and turmeric powder to it.
- Stir well and cook spices for 2 minutes.
- Add 1/2 cup water and mix well. Let it cook for 2 minutes.
- Now lower the heat and slowly add the whisked curd and Kasuri methi.
- Mix well and stir continuously till it comes to a boil.
- Add 1/2 cup water to the sauce, and boil on medium-low heat for 5-7 minutes.
- Add water in a large bowl. Soak your favorite pakoras in hot water for 5-7 minutes.
- After 7 minutes, drain pakoras with a slotted spoon.
- Add soaked pakoras to the sauce. Stir well and boil for 3 more minutes.
- Once you see the oil coming up to the surface add the garam masala powder, salt, and mix well. Cook for 2 more minutes. Stir occasionally.
- Transfer the curry to a serving dish and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
- Serve Pakore Ki Sabzi - Indian Fritters Curry hot with jeera rice or flatbread as you prefer.
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