Paan Pakoda | Betel Leaves Fritters | The Great Indian Taste

Paan Pakoda – Betel Leaves Fritters

Along with religious belief Betel Leaves or paan full of vitamins like vitamin C, thiamine, niacin, riboflavin and carotene and are a great source of calcium. Betel leaves are good for digestion and it improve a pregnant woman's appetite but Chewing traditional paan is not good for health. Here i am making paan pakora which is very tasty and healthy.

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Prep time : 10 min
Cook time : 20 min
Ingredients :
  • Few betel leaves
  • Red chilli powder - 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Chickpea flour - 1/2 cup
  • Oil - for deep fry
  • Water - 1/3 cup
Method :
  • First take a bowl add chickpea flour, salt, red chilli and add little water then stir it properly.
  • When there is no lump then add sufficient water to make a pakoda batter.
  • Heat oil in fry pan / kadai.
  • Dip the betel leaves in the batter and put it in the oil.
  • And fry both side until golden brown and crisp.
  • Crispy betel leaf pakora is ready to serve with dal rice or tea coffee.