Cheese Broccoli Fritter Recipe - Pan Fried Broccoli Pakora
Cheese Broccoli Fritter Recipe is essentially pan fried broccoli pakoras that tantalize the taste buds on gloomy monsoon days. Healthy broccoli coated in a batter with added goodness of cheese, that tastes amazing.
The Cheese Broccoli Fritter is a simple delicious appetizer that you can make for parties or a tea time snack. The combination of corn flour and the addition of garlic and chillies, makes these fritters crispy and packed with flavours.
In this recipe, I have shown you how you can make these fritters without deep frying them by using a Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan.
Serve these Broccoli Cheese Fritter along with the Greek Yogurt Dip as a party appetizer.
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- 500 grams Broccoli , cut into small florets
- 1/2 cup Corn flour
- 1/4 cup All Purpose Flour (Maida)
- Salt , to taste
- 1 teaspoon Baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder , or smoked paprika
- 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese , grated
- 1 clove Garlic , grated
- Sunflower Oil , as needed, to cook
How to make Cheese Broccoli Fritter Recipe - Pan Fried Broccoli Pakora
To begin making the Broccoli Fritters first get all the ingredients ready and keep aside.
To make the batter to coat the fritters (pakora), in a mixing bowl, combine the corn flour, all purpose flour, baking powder, salt, chilli powder, garlic and the grated cheese. Add a little water at a time to make a smooth and thick batter. The batter will be such that when you dip the back side of the spoon into the patter, it will coat well. This is when we know the batter is of right consistency. Adjust the seasoning in the batter.
Preheat a kuzhi paniyaram pan on medium heat.
To pan fry the fritters-dip the florets in the batter and place a batter coated floret, one in each cavity. Drizzle some oil on each broccoli. Cover the pan and allow it to s cook, drizzle or spray a little more oil to make the florets a little more crispy.
Proceed the same way with the remaining florets.
Serve the delicious healthy Broccoli Cheese Fritters (Pakora's) along with a Greek Yogurt Dip as a snack or an appetizer for your parties.