Cashew Nut Pakoda

Cashew Nut Pakoda


. 1 cup gram flour

. 1/2 cup rice flour 

. 1/2 cup cashew nuts

. 2 tsp melted ghee

. 4 green chillies 

. 1 inch ginger fresh 

. 1 sprig curry leaves 

. 3/4 tsp chilli powder 

. Salt as per test

. ½ tsp asofoetida

. 3/4 tsp bicarbSoda 


1 Chop green chillies, ginger and curry leaves into small pieces.

2  Chop cashewnuts into medium sized pieces. Sieve gram flour and rice flour through a fine sieve. 

3 Place the ghee and soda together and rub it well with your palm till the mixture becomes whitish in colour.

4 Add all the chopped ingredients, both the flours, salt and chilli powder, quarter cup of water and mix into a stiff dough. Add the water carefully. 

5 Heat ghee in a kadai, when hot break small pieces of the dough and drop them into the hot ghee.

6 Deep fry these pakodas over medium heat till crisp and golden in colour. Serve hot.

By Neha Kaul 

Author: ISKCON Desire Tree

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