Kantola/Teasel gourd pakodas Bengali style | How to make Kantola/Teasel gourd pakodas Bengali style

By Shobha Keshwani  |  20th Jun 2016  |  
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Kantola/Teasel gourd pakodas Bengali styleby Shobha Keshwani
  • Prep Time

    30

    mins
  • Cook Time

    15

    mins
  • Serves

    6

    People

4

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About Kantola/Teasel gourd pakodas Bengali style

This is a Bengali recipe of stuffed kantola fritters or pakodas. Few days ago I came to know this recipe from a dear friend Tanushree Bhowmik.

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Kantola/Teasel gourd pakodas Bengali style

Ingredients to make Kantola/Teasel gourd pakodas Bengali style

  • Kantola / teasel gourd 6 (or as needed)
  • Gram flour / besan 1 cup
  • Rice flour 2 tbsps
  • Poppy seeds 2 tbsps
  • Green chillies 1
  • Mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • Dessicated coconut 1 tbsp
  • Cream or yogurt 1 tbsp
  • Sugar 1/4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Baking powder a pinch
  • Carom seeds / ajwain 1/2 tsp
  • Oil to fry (preferably mustard oil)

How to make Kantola/Teasel gourd pakodas Bengali style

  1. Wash the teasel gourds and scrape the outer skin.
  2. Cut them into half length wise.
  3. Steam them for 10 -12 minutes. Let them cool.
  4. Scoop out the middle seed portion with a spoon. Do not discard it as it will be used in the stuffing.
  5. Grind the poppy seeds, mustard seeds, green chilli and dessicated coconut to a smooth paste using a little water.
  6. Heat a little oil in a small pan and saute the ground paste,scooped out portion of the gourd adding the cream or yogurt and a little salt.
  7. Stuff the steamed gourd halves with this mixture. Set aside.
  8. In a bowl mix the gram flour, rice flour, turmeric powder, baking powder, carom seeds and salt. Make a thick batter adding water carefully as needed.
  9. Heat oil for deep frying. Coat the gourds with the prepared batter and fry them to a golden brown colour. These can be served as a snack on its own or with dal.

My Tip:

Mustard oil gives a better and authentic taste..

Reviews for Kantola/Teasel gourd pakodas Bengali style (1)

Maithili Thangkhiewa year ago

Amazing recipe, thanks for sharing :)
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