|Raw Banana Pakoda|
Raw banana / Vazhakai - 1 medium size
( remove skin and grate,do not steam or cook the raw banana )
Chopped onion - a handful
Chopped curry leaves - few
Ginger and Garlic paste - 1 tsp
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Red chilly powder - 1 & 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Hing - 1/8 tsp
Rice flour - 3 tsps (heaped)
Besan / Kadalai Mavu - 3 tsps (heaped)
Oil to deep fry as needed
Take a wide bowl add all the above mentioned ingredients and 1 tbsp of hot oil.
Mix with your fingers to combine, sprinkle very little water if needed to form a sticky dough.
Do not add too much water then your pakoda will become soggy and will consume too much oil while frying
Heat oil in a pan pinch small portion of the mixture and drop it into the oil,deep fry till light golden brown and crisp on all sides.
Remove it on a kitchen tissue to remove excess oil.
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