December 29, 2014

Cauliflower pakoda recipe - How to make cauliflower pakoda

bajji in serving plate
Cauliflower pakoda recipe - Today  I am sharing with you all a very simple yet delicious cauliflower bajji - pakoda  recipe. Bajji or pakoda is most in demand evening snack in our house during weekend and holidays.  I  make onion bajji, mushroom bajji, cabbage bajji, capsicum bajji, raw banana bajji, brinjal bajji, mix dal bajji, etc.  This is a very simple and hassle free bajji which get ready within few minutes.

Cauliflower Pakoda 

Preparation time 15 minutes
Cooking time 15 minutes
Serves 2

  • 250 grams cauliflower
  • 1 cup gram flour / besan
  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 1/4 tsp carom seeds / ajwain
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Oil for deep frying

  • Chop off the cauliflower rind and leaves. Separate the florets along with tender rinds and clean them. 
  • Wash the florets thoroughly under running  water and put them in salt water for 5 minutes. Remove and pat dry with kitchen towel and set aside.


1.  Put the besan in a large bowl.
besan to make cauliflower pakoda

 2.  Add the rice flour, chilli powder, ajwain and salt.
rice flour and other ingredients added

3.  Mix all the ingredients for batter and make thick batter using required water.
water added to make batter

4.  Add the cauliflower florets to it. Make sure all the florets have a good coating.
cauliflower mixed

5.  Deep fry them on medium low flame until  golden brown from all sides. Drain the oil and serve hot.
deep fry the bajjis


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