How to make Baked Pakore - These baked potato and onion pakore are definitely healthy

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Potato , Gram flour (besan) (बेसन)

Cuisine : Uttar Pradesh

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Baked Pakore

The cuisine of Uttar Pradesh is synonymous with a wide variety as every city in this state offers a different but equally sumptuous cuisine for the gourmet. Most families in Uttar Pradesh eat vegetarian food, although meat delicacies cooked in the Awadh style are world famous. Average cuisines in Uttar Pradesh revolve around the simple, vegetable curries of all kinds. But there is a predominance of fried foods which are a must especially during festivals and special occasions. 
The irresistible Mughlai food is reminiscent of the Nawabi and the Mughal glory. The world renowned Dum Pukht (means ‘to breathe and to cook’) cuisine owes its excellence to the fact that the food, sealed in a dish and slow-cooked in its own juices, retains its entire natural aromas and flavours. Lucknow is famous for its biryanis and different meat preparations. A very interesting aspect of Awadh cuisine is the inspiration it draws from a myriad sources - seasons and celebrations, flora and fauna, personalities, poetry and colour.

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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Baked Pakore Recipe

  • Potato peeled 1 medium

  • Gram flour (besan) 4 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh mint leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Onions sliced 1 large

  • Rice flour 2 tablespoons

  • Baking soda 1/4 teaspoon

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Oil for greasing

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 200°C. Cut potato into thin slices.

Step 2

Mix onion and salt in a bowl. Add potato, carom seeds, coriander leaves, mint leaves, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, gram flour, rice flour and baking soda and mix gently.

Step 3

Add 3 tbsps water and mix again. Add lemon juice and mix well.

Step 4

Place silicon moulds on baking tray and grease each of them with few drops of oil. Put spoonfuls of potato-onion mixture in them and place the tray in the preheated oven. Bake for 20 minutes.

Step 5

Serve hot with your choice of chutney.

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