Ragi pakoda is a simple and tasty dish that can be made in no time. Ragi is a best food for weight control, diabetes and cooling the body. The jowar flour is a rich source of key vitamins and minerals, though it contains a fairly high amount of calories and a small amount of fat. It's an excellent source of fiber, however, so it's worth incorporating into your diet. Bency rava gives crispiness to the pakoras. Try out this healthy Hung curd ragi jowar pakoras and enjoy your tea time.
Ragi flour /finger millet flour - 1 cup
Makka cholam/ jowar flour - 1 cup
Bency rava - ¼ cup
Rice flour - ¼ cup
Hung curd - ½ cup
White til - 1 tbsp
Onion (chopped finely) - 2 nos
Garlic (optional) - 8 cloves
Garam masala powder - 1 tbsp
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
Oil -for deep frying
Take a mixing bowl, add ragi flour, jowar flour, rice flour, bency rava, chopped onion, hung curd garam masala powder, chilli powder, white til and required salt, mix well. Add a ladle full of hot oil to the dough and mix well.
No need to add water, if you feel the dough is very thick sprinkle some water.
Heat oil in frying pan, add the ragi mixture little by little (like small ball) and deep fry them on medium heat till dark brown or crispy.
Drain the excess oil and serve hot with chutney or ketchup with sliced onion rings.