Friday, September 9, 2016

Black-eyed Peas & Vermicelli Pakoda

If you are searching for a different or not a usual evening snacks, then dont forget to check my today's post. Black-eyed peas is the star ingredient of this week's blogging marathon. Am running a month of blogging marathon with 5 ingredients for 5 weeks with sundays off. Since i want to showcase a dry bean a week, i have been posting many delicious dishes out of those beans every week and many more to come.Coming to my today's post, its an another interesting snack food which i dished out of the nutritious Black-eyed peas. To give a twist to usual pakodas, i tried my hands in making a super crispy pakodas with cooked and mashed black-eyed peas along with vermicelli. Both works awesome and the pakodas came out extremely delicious.

Vegan Black-eyed pea & Vermicelli Pakoda

With usual spices, this pakodas makes an excellent evening snacks to munch without any fuss with a cup of tea or coffee. Trust me, these pakodas are dangerously addictive, you cant just stop yourself munching this absolutely crispy deep fried beauties. Adding vermicelli makes this pakodas more crispy and crunchy at the same time. Kids will enjoy thoroughly munching this crispy beauties with their favourite sauce. You doesnt need any other vegetables to add in this pakoda and seriously this pakoda is one of the delicious deep fried snacks you can make during anytime of the day if you have some cooked beans at home. Give a try to this fantastic pakodas if you are craving something crispy for your snacks.

Black eyed peas & Vermicelli Pakoda, Vermicelli Pakora with Black-eyed peas

2cups Cooked Black-eyed peas
1cup Vermicelli
1no Onion (big & chopped finely)
2tbsp Corn flour
1/4tsp Baking soda
1/2cup Gram flour
1tsp Ginger(grated)
1/4cup Rice flour
2nos Green chillies (chopped)
1/2tsp Fennel seeds
Chopped coriander leaves
Curry leaves
Oil for deep frying

Mash the cooked black-eyed peas well. Soak half a cup of vermicelli for 5 minutes in warm water. Drain the water.

Now take the mashed black-eyed peas and drained vermicelli in a bowl.

Add the chopped onions, cornflour, gram flour,baking soda, rice flour,grated ginger, chopped green chillies, fennel seeds,curry leaves, remaining vermicelli and chopped coriander leaves with enough salt.

Mix everything well,sprinkle some water and turn everything as a thick paste.

Vegan Black-eyed peas & vermicelli pakoda

Heat oil for deep frying.

Make small balls from the thick paste, drop gently to the hot oil, fry until they turns crispy and golden brown.

Drain the excess of oil with a paper towel.

Enjoy hot with a cup of coffee..
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  1. Very interesting to add vermecilli to the pakodas , also i love fennel seeds , they taste awesome in fried food .
    Super delicious !

  2. Lovely combo of ingredients there for a yummy pakoda

  3. Vermicelli to cooked black eyed peas is a nice twist. Am sure these pakoda are as addictive as any other pakoda.

  4. Adding vermicelli in black eyed peas is nice idea. Pakodas looks inviting.

  5. The addition of vermicelli makes it so unique. Love the look of this pakoda..

  6. Such an interesting combo,pakoda looks so tempting..

  7. They are looking so tempting, Priya. They are like some kind of a lace pakoda!!

  8. u picked such a difficult ingredient and then innovated so many wonderful dishes using it...awesome job

  9. wow unique texture and unique flavor. Love the idea of pakoras with black eyed peas.

  10. I have used cooked vermicelli in pakoda. This looks even more crispy.

  11. Yummy pakodas I do agree they will be addictive.

  12. yumm priya,vermicelli must add extra crunch to the pakoras. perfect snack with some hot coffee!!

  13. I learnt about this dish lately. Now seeing it on your blog tempts me to make them really soon :)

  14. The addition of the vermicelli add extra crunch to the pakodas, I guess. They are tempting.

  15. I love all Pakodas and by adding the vermicelli to the black eyed peas sounds such an interesting twist!

  16. I love all Pakodas and by adding the vermicelli to the black eyed peas sounds such an interesting twist!

  17. Yumm Priya, those pakoda look so crispy and addictive.

  18. And I thought vermicelli only goes in upma or payasam. This look so crrrrunchy and fabulous

  19. There is not denying the fact that these pakoras are so crunchy that all will love to munch it...Priya's crunchy munchy pakoras :)


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