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Sunday, November 16, 2014

Sajana Phula Bara (Drumstick flower fritters)

Another easy recipe with drumstick flowers !! This one is in the form of a snack and takes minimal effort. Given the fact that it is loaded with nutrients, your guests will be more than happy at being served a plateful of good health.

Read on for the recipe -



















Preparation Time - 20 mins

Ingredients -


  • 2 cups (packed lightly) drumstick flowers
  • 1 large potato (boiled, peeled & mashed)
  • 1 medium sized onion (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 pinch garam masala
  • a pinch of turmeric
  • 2 tsp coriander leaves (chopped)
  • 1-2 green chili (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp besan (gram flour)
  • 4-5 tsp cooking oil
  • salt to taste


Preparation - Wash and clean the drumstick flowers. Be careful to retain only the fresh flowers and buds.


















Cooking - Heat 3 tsp oil in a wok. Add the onions and fry till translucent.

Add the flowers and fry for 2 mins .

Add the mashed potato along with chili powder, garam masala, salt and turmeric. Fry for 3 mins.

Finally add the green chili and coriander leaves, mix in and remove from flame.

Allow to cool down till it is bearable to touch. Pinch small portions and shape into flattened discs.

Make a thin batter of the besan. Season it with a little salt and chili powder. Lightly brush the discs with the batter. (one can also roll them with some bread crumbs to get a crispy outer layer)

Heat a non-stick tawa. Sprinkle a few drops of oil. Place the discs on the hot tawa and cook on both sides till there is a little browning.


















Remove from tawa and serve hot with ketchup.


2 comments:

  1. Haven't had this bara for so long! They look so tempting! I only add besan and spices but next time I'll add the potatoes too!

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