All Things Kenyan

Pakoras Recipe

1 cup garbanzo bean flour*
1 cup water
1/2 tsp turmeric
cumin powder
coriander powder (optional)
pinch cayenne pepper
chopped green onions (optional)
ginger, finely chopped (optional)

Mix dry ingredients and add half the water. Mix well. Add more water until you have a smooth batter.

Add chopped ginger, coriander, and green onions.

Dip thin slices of potato, pieces of cauliflower, broccoli, green pepper, onion, hot pepper, eggplant, bananas, etc into batter. Fry in hot oil until golden brown.

* If you can’t find garbanzo bean flour, try grinding some of you own in a wheat mill, a coffee or spice grinder.