Try This Authentic Nepali Vegetable Pakoda for Delicious Snacking

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Are you in the mood for some delicious snacking? Look no further than this authentic Nepali Vegetable Pakoda! A great example of traditional Nepali cuisine, this fried vegetable snack is sure to satisfy your cravings. Made with Chickpea flour (Besan), potato and onion slices, plus a few spinach leaves, all deep-fried in oil until they turn golden brown, these pakodas are packed with flavor and nutrition. Read on to find out how to make them yourself!
Lb00113 Vegetable Pakoda

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- ½ cup chickpea flour (besan)- 2/3 cup water (add more as needed)- ½ tablespoon baking powder- ¼ table spoon red chili powder- ½ table spoon cumin Powder- 1 Small onion, chopped- 1 big potato- 2 cups oil- A few spinach leaves- Salt to taste


1. Beat chickpea flour (besan) in water until it becomes a thick batter. Set aside for about 15 minutes.2. Add salt, cumin powder, chili powder and baking powder to the batter and beat the mixture again.3. Slice onion and potatoes. Mix well and add spinach leaves.4. In a deep pan, heat oil in medium heat.5. Dip the vegetables in the batter and deep fry till golden brown.6. Serve hot with chutney or ketchup of your choice!
Vegetable Pakodas are an ideal snack for any occasion, whether it’s an evening gathering or just a quick bite to eat on the go! This traditional Nepali dish is easy to make and can be enjoyed by all ages. So gather up the ingredients and give this delicious recipe a try – you won’t regret it!


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