Gobi Pakoda / Cauliflower Pakoda


1 medium cauliflower, cut into florets
1 cup gram flour
1/2 cup rice flour
1 small onion, chopped
1 green chilli, chopped
1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp chilli powder
1 tsp garam masala
1 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp asafoetida
1/4 tsp baking soda
salt to taste
oil, for frying


  1. Boil water in a pan adding little salt and switch off the flame. Add the cauliflower florets into this hot water and keep for 10 minutes and then drain the water.
  2. In a bowl, add gram flour, rice flour, chopped onion, green chilli, ginger-garlic paste, coriander leaves, turmeric powder, chilli powder, garam masala, cumin powder, asafoetida and salt and mix well.
  3. Add water as required and mix well to a thick batter. Add baking soda into this and mix well.
  4. Add drained cauliflower florets into this and mix well.
  5. Heat oil in a pan and fry the marinated cauliflower in 2-3 batches over medium flame until brown and crispy.
  6. Remove them from the oil and drain onto paper towel. Serve hot…

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