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Karhi PAKORAY

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how to make karhi with pakora

Ingredients

250 grm. yogurt
preferably one which is sour
Or 675 ml buttermilk or Lassi
6 tbs. besan
1 small onion chopped
1 tsp. salt (cording to taste)
½ tsp chili (Lal Mirch) powder
½ tsp turmeric (Haldi) powder
6-8 curry leaves (Karhi Patta)
¼ tsp mustard seeds (Rai)
¼ tsp carom seeds (Ajwain)
1 tsp. cumin seeds (Zeera)
1 pinch asafetida (Heeng)

PAKORAY:
6 tbs. besan
½ tsp. salt
¼ tsp chili (Lal Mirch) powder
2-3 chopped green chilies
¼ tsp. cumin seeds (Zeera)
½ tsp. Baking powder OR
1 pinch of soda bi carbonate
1 pinch asafetida (Heeng)
1 small onion-chopped

Instructions

Whip the yogurt into a smooth paste.
Add basin, salt, pepper, Turmeric (Haldi) and chopped onion and mix well.
Add 3-4 glasses of water and leave
to cook partially covered on low heat.
When the onion has softened and the
curry has attained the desired consistency add PaKoray.

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Besan kay Dahi Baray(A snack with Gram Flour)

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Ingredients

2 cups besan(gram flour)
2 pinches of baking soda
½ tsp salt
pinch of asafetida (Heeng)
Oil for deep frying
300 gms. Yogurt
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. sugar
Chaat masala
Cumin seeds (Zeera) powder
chili (Lal Mirch) powder
Imli chutney

Instructions

Add spices to besan and make a paste using 1¼ cup of water. Mix well and leave for 30 minutes.

Then in a frying pan add oil and with the help of a spoon, drop the spoon full of paste into the pan and deep fry till light brown.

When serving, soak in a bowl of water and when a little soft squeeze out the water between palms and add to prepared yogurt.

YOGURT: Beat the yogurt adding a little water to a paste.
Add salt, red chili powder and ½ tsp. zeera powder. Add 1 tsp sugar and mix well.
Garnish with sweet Imli Chutney and Chaat Masala.

Serving: 6 persons