Kaju Pakoda Recipe (Cashew Nut Fritters)
Chunky cashew nut fritters with the zing of ginger garlic, fennel seeds, pudina leaves & more
Kaju Pakoda Recipe (Cashew Nut Fritters) is a tasty Indian snack recipe. This recipe are prepared similar to Gujarati Sing Bhujia recipe, but here the addition of ginger garlic paste, fennel seeds and pudina leaves add a different zing to the fritters. To make these crunchy masala cashewnuts, use as little water as possible while making the batter such that the pakora crisps up. Serve the Kaju Pakoda Recipe (Cashew Nut Fritters) along with other tea time snacks for kids and with added masala chai for the whole family.
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- 1 cup Cashew nuts , (whole)
- 1/2 cup Gram flour (besan)
- 1/2 cup Rice flour
- 1-1/2 teaspoons Red chilli powder
- 1/2 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
- 1/2 cup Mint Leaves (Pudina) , finely chopped
- 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (Saunf) , crushed
- Cooking oil , for deep frying
- Salt , to taste
How to make Kaju Pakoda Recipe (Cashew Nut Fritters)
To begin making Kaju Pakoda Recipe (Cashew Nut Fritters), prep up all the ingredients mentioned and keep ready. In a deep frying pan, heat enough oil to deep fry.
While the oil is getting heated, In a large mixing bowl, take besan, rice flour, red chili powder, give them a quick stir till evenly mixed.
To the dry mixture, add ginger garlic paste, salt, fennel seeds, and mix well.
Add finely chopped mint leaves, and mix well.
To this mixture, add whole cashew nuts and toss well till the cashews are coated.
Add 1 tablespoon of hot oil from the deep frying pan and mix.
Sprinkle water to the the mixture, little by little to make a lump free dough along with chunky cashews.
Pinch out a small portions of the prepared dough, and gradually drop the batter to the deep frying pan with hot oil. Fry them in batches till golden and crisp.
Take the cashew pakodas out of the cooking oil and place them on kitchen towel to absorb excess oil from the pakodas.