Pakoda is always our family favourite. This Oats Pakoda adds an additional healthy twist to the normal pakodas, due to the hero of the recipe “Oats”. Its Crispy, tasty snack; can eat with meals as a side dish or a perfect evening snack with cup of coffee or tea. Very simple to prepare with same pakoda ingredients just add Oats tastes delicious, crunchy…..This is a perfect after school snack too.
Now to the recipe..
1 cup Oats (I have used quaker oats)
1 cup Besan/Chickpea flour
1/2 cup Onion (chopped)
2 tsp Rice flour
2 green chillies (chopped)
1 inch piece Ginger peeled, finely chopped
few curry leaves
salt to taste
oil as required
Heat a pan add oats and fry till it aroma comes. Keep aside
Take a bowl add besan flour, rice flour, chopped onions, ginger , green chilli , salt, curryleaves and fried oats with adding enough of water. Mix well to make a semi-solid batter.
Heat oil in a pan and drop small pieces of the mixture into the hot oil. U can use a spoon to drop it in oil too. Cook until golden brown by flipping it and cooking it evenly on oil sides. Drain it in paper towels.
Serve hot as a snack with tomato sauce or with a cup of tea or coffee !!!