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Poha pakoda
By : Jeyashri Suresh
Category : Snacks and refreshments, Rice
Servings : 4
Time Taken : 15-30 mins
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  1. Cut the onions into fine pieces.
  2. In a big bowl, add poha, onions, salt red chilli powder, maida and coriander leaves.
  3. Mix it nicely.
  4. Let this mixture sit for 1/2 an hour.
  5. Meanwhile cook the potatoes in a pressure cooker up to 5-6 whistles.
  6. When it is done, peel off the skin and allow it cool.
  7. Now mash them nicely with the back of a fork and mix it well with the poha mixture.
  8. Make it into small, tight balls.
  9. Do not add any water to the mixture.
  10. The water oozed out from the onions is enough to make balls.
  11. Heat oil in a kadai for deep frying the pakoda balls.
  12. When it is hot put the balls in batches and fry it till they turn golden brown.
  13. Serve hot with tomato ketchup.

Recipe and image courtesy: Jeyashri`s Kitchen

2 cups - aval/poha
3 - onions
1 tsp - red chilli powder
1 handful - coriander leaves, chopped
4 - potatoes
Oil to deep fry
1 tbsp - maida/cornflour
Salt as needed
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