mochar pakora – banana blossom fritters

…durga puja special recipe…

mochar pakora or banana blossom fritters

mochar chop

Ingredients:
Flower of Banana (or Mocha): One

For the batter:
All purpose flour: 1 tbsp
Gram flour: 2 tbsp
Salt : 1tsp
Poppy seed paste: 2 tsp
Cumin powder: 1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder: 1/2 tsp
Sugar to taste

Oil for deep frying

Method to Prepare:

Mix all the ingredients need to prepare batter with little water, it should have a coating consistency.

For this you need the innermost conical part of banana blossom which is not possible to peel further.

Cut the conical part from the stem and boiled the whole thing in water for few minutes with added lemon juice.

Bisect the conical part of mocha into four equal parts.

Dip each of the part in the batter and deep-fried them in hot oil

Serve hot the banana blossom fritters or mochar pakora with your choice of dips.

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