Drumstick Leaves Pakoda Recipe

Drumstick Leaves Pakoda is a crispy and flavorful Indian snack made with drumstick leaves, gram flour, and spices. The drumstick leaves are coated in a spiced gram flour batter and deep-fried until golden and crispy. This pakoda is a great way to enjoy the nutritional benefits of drumstick leaves while indulging in a delicious snack. Serve it hot with mint chutney or ketchup for a perfect tea-time treat.

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Ingredients for Drumstick Leaves Pakoda Recipe

  • 0.67 cup Drumstick Leaves
  • 0.33 cup Gram Flour
  • 0.67 tablespoon Rice Flour
  • 0.33 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 0.17 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • pinch A Pinch Of Asafoetida
  • as needed Water
  • as needed Oil For Deep Frying

Directions: Drumstick Leaves Pakoda Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and clean the drumstick leaves thoroughly, removing any stems or impurities.
  • STEP 2.In a mixing bowl, combine gram flour, rice flour, red chili powder, turmeric powder, salt, and a pinch of asafoetida.
  • STEP 3.Add water gradually to make a thick batter. The batter should coat the drumstick leaves well.
  • STEP 4.Heat oil in a deep pan or kadai for frying.
  • STEP 5.Dip each drumstick leaf into the batter, ensuring it is well coated, and carefully drop it into the hot oil.
  • STEP 6.Fry the pakodas until they turn golden brown and crispy. Remove them from the oil and drain on a kitchen towel to remove excess oil.
  • STEP 7.Serve the drumstick leaves pakoda hot with mint chutney or ketchup.
  • STEP 8.Enjoy this crispy and flavorful snack with a cup of tea or coffee.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to remove any thick stems from the drumstick leaves as they can be tough to eat.
  • Adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less red chili powder.
  • For extra crunch, you can add a handful of finely chopped onions to the batter.
  • Do not overcrowd the pan while frying the pakodas, as it can affect the crispiness.

Storage and Serving

  • Drumstick leaves pakoda is best enjoyed immediately after frying while it is still hot and crispy.
  • If you have any leftovers, you can store them in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 day.
  • To reheat the pakodas, preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) and bake them for 5-7 minutes until they become crispy again.
  • Serve the reheated pakodas with mint chutney or ketchup.
Nutrition
value
654
calories per serving
53 g Fat13 g Protein31 g Carbs9 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    53g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Carbs
    31g
  • Fiber
    9g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    31g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Fiber
    9g

Fats

  • Fat
    53g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    41mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    21mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    250mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    36mg
  • Vitamin E
    8mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    105mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    189mg
  • Selenium
    6mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp