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Maida Pakoda (Flour Fritters)
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 
Crispy fritters made with all-purpose flour and broken potatoes.
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: quick, fritters, flour, potato, easy, crispy, tangy
Author: Rapti B
Ingredients
  • ¾ cup All-purpose flour
  • 2 Potatoes (medium sized)
  • 4 Green chillies (finely chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 teaspoon Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
  • ½ cup Water
  • 1 cup Oil (to fry)
Instructions
  1. Boil the potatoes, cool, peel, crush and set aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl, pour flour, salt and lemon juice.
  3. Add water and whisk into a thick batter. Mix well for at least 2-3 minutes until the batter is thick and smooth.
  4. Add the crushed potatoes and green chillies to the batter. Mix well.
  5. Heat oil on medium flame in a frying pan.
  6. Drop lemon-sized balls of the batter in the hot oil and deep fry, turning until they are golden brown.
  7. Set on a paper towel to drain. Serve immediately with dipping sauce of choice.
Recipe Notes
  • An airy batter is the key to crisp fritters. So make sure you whisk the batter for a considerable time. 
  • These fritters tend to join while being fried. To avoid this, let the fritters brown on one side. Use a cooking spoon to gently pry apart the fritters before flipping them.