Monday, July 19, 2010

A long wait and my 100th post - Savoury Corn and Onion Pakodas

I know I disappeared from the blogpshere without any notice but now I am back again. Just like a cricket batsman playing in the field waits anxiously for a century, I was waiting too but for some reasons or the other was just stuck at 99 for a long time, one month to be precise. All the time, I was away from this space I was busy socialising, had some guests at our place, so it was a time for fun, good time and good food. All the while I was wondering about what to post for my 100th post. I wanted to do a cake and had baked twice but believe me they were finished before I could click a DECENT picture of it. I wont miss it a third time and will post it soon.

Finally I have settled down for these Savoury Sweet Corn and Onion Pakodas.
They are my hubby's favourite. You say 'pakodas' and he needs these only. They can be prepared in a jiffy and are perfect with acup of hot tea on a rainy evening. Without much ado, here it is for my century on this blog. Needless to say I am elated.:-). I am thankful to all my fellow bloggers and all the people who have visited my space and have motivated me. Hope this journey will go on!

You will need:

1 1/2 cup chickpea flour well sifted.
1 tbsp kasori methi.
1/2 tsp carom seeds.
Handful of coriander leaves chopped.
1/2 cup sweetcorn.
1/4 cup onion chopped.
1/2 tsp red chilli powder.
Salt to taste.
1/4 tsp baking soda.
1 tsp minced ginger.
2 green chilies finely chopped.
Water to make the batter.
Oil for frying.

Process:

Mix all the ingredients and add water little by little to form a thick batter of dropping consistency. Drop spoonfuls in hot oil and fry them till they are light golden in colour. Transfer them on a kitchen towel so that excess oil is soaked out.
Serve with ketchup or green chutney.
Enjoy!!

22 comments:

  1. Congrats dear...pakoda looks yum

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  2. Congrats Jyoti on your 100th post..Pakodas look delicious..very nice click..

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  3. Congrats!! Pakoda looks delicious

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  4. Congrats on your 100th post jyoti, Nice way to use sweetcorn,would be really a yummy snack

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  5. Lovely and yummy snack, congrats on reaching 100th post....

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  6. wow, they luk very crispy to me..perfect with evening chai.

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  7. congrats dear..hope to see more 10000000000000000000posts....fritters my fav fav fav...looks irrestible,mouthwatering and yum....drooling dear....

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  8. Congrats dear, what a lovely pakodas to celebrate it with :)

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  9. Congrats on ur 100th post.. Pakoda looks great..

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  10. Congrats J, keep rocking gal..Pakodas looks crispy and prefect for evening snacks..

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  11. Congrats on ur milestone..pakorads looks delicious..yumm

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  12. Congrats J on reaching this milestone. Fritters looks crispy and yummy. I yes I'll wait for the yummy cake that you are talking about.

    Depa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  13. Congrats! Thanks for the a lovely treat.

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  14. congrats.. 100 th post grt job.. all my best wishes
    really delicious fritters
    very beautiful pics

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  15. Thanks a ton for your best wishes..

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  16. Congrats on ur 100!!Wishing you many more days of happy blogging :).The pakodas look perfect...

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  17. Good for you to have finished 100 posts. To answer your question,
    No. I didn't get anyone to host it this month and I have been a little busy. So, it is taking a break until I get some free time or someone wants to host it. To be honest I was kind of disappointed with the response.

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  18. Congrats on the 100th post Jo! Wishing you many more 100's..pakodas look crunchy!

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  19. Hi. Congrats on the 100. The fritters are perfect for the monsoon.

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  20. Congrats on your 100th post!! Yummy pakodas here..

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  21. Congrats on your 100th post and wish you the best luck to post many more 100's
    Thanks for visiting me and supporting me.

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