Fried Broccoli Crispies:
Broccoli Fritters. Broccoli Pakoda. Broccoli Pakora.
Fresh broccoli 250 grams – cut into mini florets each
Large yellow bell pepper 2 thinly sliced
Red chilies 6 thinly sliced
Whole wheat flour less than half cup
Egg white from 1 egg
Few drops of lemon juice(optional)
Lemon wedges for decoration
Oil for frying.
Boil broccoli florets for few minutes, maybe for 4-5 minutes will due. Add little salt and few lemon drops in this boiling water. This helps to retain the color of the floret.
Then filter them and leave over kitchen tissues for few minutes. All the while care should be taken to maintain the floret to be intact.
In a large pan add salt and whole wheat flour and mix them thoroughly. Add egg white to this and make it up into thin batter (runny consistency)
Heat oil in a deep pan. Maintain your stove over medium heat.
Just before dropping….take a broccoli floret along with yellow bell-pepper and a red chili slice. Twist all the three colors togather(green-yellow-red) and dip the same in the batter. Let the batter coat to it evenly. Drip away the excess batter. Drop this in hot oil. Fry them till crispy or until golden color.
Leave them over itchen tissues for few minutes and then transfer it to serving dish.
Serve hot with lemon wedges. It can be treated as a starter or as a tea time snack.