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Kananga Phodi / Sweet Potato Pakodas

Kananga phodi / sweet potato fritters

Easy and tasty tea time snack which is also a famous one during the car festivals(teru). Though it is easy to prepare, taking bites of phodis with lots of gupshup and laughter is the key to make it more tastier 😁

Ingredients required –

  1. Gram flour (besan/ chane peet) – 1 cup
  2. Salt to taste
  3. Chilly powder – 1tsp ( can add more if you like spicy)
  4. Hing – a pinch
  5. Carom seeds – 1/2 tsp
  6. Water – for the batter
  7. Sweet potato

Method of preparation-

  • Clean the sweet potatoes and prepare thin slice of it( no need to remove skin)
  • Prepare a batter by mixing gram flour , salt, chilly powder, carom seeds and hing. Add water and let the batter be thick
  • Keep oil in a heavy bottom pan for deep frying
  • Once the oil is hot dip the slices in the batter and fry till golden

Note – you can add half tsp baking soda to the gram flour batter to make the phodis more fluffy and it is completely optional.