Thursday, 10 December 2015

Karpooravalli (Ajwain/Oma illa) Pakodas-South Indian Dish

Karpooravalli it is also known as Ajwain patta,Pani Koorka elai, kanni koorka, oma illa. It is an Ayurveda herb; the leaves are used for treating common cold, cough and fever in babies and adults. Theses leaves can be consumed in different ways. Whenever my children get cough and cold, I make some recipes out of these leaves,hoping that they recover soon.
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Prep time
Cook time
Serves
10 mins
15 mins
2 persons

Cuisine: South Indian
Recipe Type: Snacks
Ingredients
  • Oma illa leaves -1 cup
  • Onion -1 cup
  • Bengal gram flour -1.5 cups
  • Rice flour -1/2 cup
  • Chili powder -1 tsp
  • Mint and cilantro –handful
  • Oil -1 cup



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Method
1. Wash and finely chop the leaves.
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2. Mix Bengal gram flour, chopped leaves, chopped onions, chili powder, salt and required water to make a thick batter.
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3. Heat oil in a pan. When hot, drop one table spoon of batter mix and fry on medium flame.
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4. Drain onto a kitchen paper towel.
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Serve with
Ginger Cardamom Tea
Notes
Best home remedy to treat cold and cough 
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11 comments:

  1. super yummy pakodas with a health quotient....lovely post

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  2. excellent yummy pakodas Shoba ... Love the addition of oma ila to it

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  3. wow! thoughtful addition of oma illa leaves have stolen my heart. brilliant post.

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  4. yummy pakodas, shall soon make them , nice share

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  5. This is so innovative dear, making pakoras with Ajwain leaves. I totally loved this creativity of yours. Very well done. Yummy yummy

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  6. This is actually very famous in andhra...wamu aku pakodi...love them any time with a hot cup of tea :)...yummilicious dear !!

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    1. Thank you dear and its really famous in Andhra.My mom loves Ajwain Pakodas

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  7. Very nice Pakodas...I have never tried them but looking at the benefits of ajwin leaves I am tempted to try them!

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