Cauliflower Pakoda with Almonds

Cauliflower Pakoda with almonds

We have all made cauliflower pakodas; but the addition of blanched almonds and ajwain completely changes the taste of the usual pakodas. Try it.

Cauliflower Pakoda with Almonds
Recipe source: Sanjeev Kapoor (TV)

2 cups cauliflower florets
8-10 blanched almonds crushed
½ cup – ¾ cup gram flour
2 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 tsp chili powder
¼ tsp ajwain
Oil for deep frying

Place 8-10 almonds in warm water for few hours. Remove skin and pulse them in grinder.(Big pieces are ok)
Make a thick paste of all except cauliflowers. The batter should not be liquid.
Mix cauliflowers and ensure its well coated.
Heat oil and deep fry.
Serve hot with tomato ketchup.