Feb 23, 2007

(E)gg Pakoras

This is my contribution to Nupur’s A – Z series. I was first introduced to this dish when a friend tried them and got us some for tasting. We have a lot of bachelors staying nearby, and I must say that some of them are really great cooks. I have seen them baking cakes from scratch, trying different cuisines, desserts, vegetables. In fact, all of us out here are learning to cook and when something turns out good, we send out a portion for sampling and feedback:-) Anyways, I was intrigued when my friend made egg pakoras and was waiting to try them out. You can really make pakoras with anything – onion, potato, cabbage, mushrooms, eggs, moog, and so on. These egg pakoras are extremely tasty and serve as a good evening snack or a wonderful starter in a full course meal. Here’s the recipe:

Egg Pakoras

1.4 boiled eggs
2.½ cup besan
3.1-2 finely chopped green chillies
4.½ tsp cumin seeds
5.¼ tsp ajwain
6.¼ tsp turmeric powder
7.¼ tsp coriander powder
8.¼ tsp red chilli powder
9.Salt to taste
10.Oil for frying

1.Cut the boiled eggs in two halves.
2.Add all the ingredients in besan (except oil) and make a thick batter.
3.Heat oil on medium flame. Dip the boiled eggs in the batter. Make sure that the batter sticks on all sides of the eggs. Fry till golden brown and drain oil on paper.
4.Serve with ketchup.


swapna said...

Hi Swapna
we can call it as egg bonda too right?nice one..

Vini K said...

Hi Swapna the second:)Hope you don't mind me calling you that...Came here thru Swapna's(Susarlas Kitchen) blog.you have a nice blog here!The egg pakoras look nice.

Swapna said...

Swapna: Yeah, I guess we can call them as egg bonda too..Thanks..

Vini: Thanks for visiting my blog..Yeah, u can call me Swapna the second, or Swaps as I preferred being called (Swapna, the second sounds the name of some pope or emperor:-)..

Meena said...

Hi Swapna! This is a great looking recipe, thanks for sharing! :)

Aahaar Vihaar said...

Hi Swaps, Great recipe and good one for Nupur's event.

Asha said...

Hi Swapna,now I know two Swapnas!:))

I guess Swaps is great to call you.Less confusion eh?!:))

Egg Bondas looks great,didn't know I could cook with Eggs too.Thanks for the recipe.

Raaga said...

Hi Swaps... nice recipe. I will them soon :-)