Cauliflower Pakora
Food Network star Simon Majumdar is making a delicious Indian meal.

Ingredients for Pakora

  • 1 cup Chickpea Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Rice Flour
  • 1 Tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1 Tsp Cumin
  • 1 Tsp Turmeric
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Sugar
  • 1 Large Cauliflower (cut up into bite sized florets)
  • Chopped Cilantro leaf for garnish
  • Lemon wedges for garnish
  • Enough Water to make a smooth pancake thickness batter
  • Vegetable oil to deep fry

Ingredients for the Chutney

  • 2 Bunches of Cilantro Leaf (I use both leaves and stalks)
  • 1 Bunch of Mint Leaf (leaves removed from stalks)
  • 2 Cups Whole Milk Yogurt
  • 2 Lemons or limes (Juice and Zest)
  • 3 Serrano Chili
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic
  • 2 Inches of Fresh Ginger
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Sugar

Directions for Pakora

1) Combine the dry ingredients and add enough water to make a pancake thickness batter.

2) Par Boil Cauliflower Florets for 2 mins and allow to cool.

3) Dip each cauliflower floret in the batter and then immediately into 350o Oil.

4) Cook until golden

5) Drain

6) Sprinkle with salt

7) Serve with the chutney below.

Directions for the Chutney

Place in a Vitamix and blend to a smooth green puree

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