I am reblogging this post as I made these yesterday and shot a few better (hopefully more appetizing) pics of these babies. Also this spicy mango pickle I picked up from Masala Market is realllly good.


gobi pakora and mango pickle


These gobi pakora, otherwise known as cauliflower fritters, are a great snack anytime or a side dish for Indian night. When that head of cauliflower gets you down, turn that great white brain of a vegetable into florets and fritterize it. Dare I say this is gluten free!

Pakora Ingredients:

one head of cauliflower, cut into bite-size florets
1 1/2 cups of besan/gram/chickpea flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp of turmeric
pinch of cayenne pepper
water for mixing into a batter
oil for deep frying

1. Boil the cauliflower florets in salted water until just tender. Strain and cool.

2. Whisk the dry ingredients together and then add in cold water to make a thick but still runny batter. Like the texture of a smoothie.

3. Mix in the florets until they are well coated.

4. Heat up enough…

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