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Pumpkin Bud Bhajia

- submitted by Raji Ramakrishnan on 22nd July 2013

(Pumpkin Flower Fritters, Pumpkin Bud Pakoras)

5-8 nos Pumpkin flower (bud)
1/2 cup Gram flour (besan)
1 tsp Heaped rice flour
1/4 tsp Ajwain
1 tsp Hot oil
A pinch of asafoetida
Salt, Red chilli powder as required
Oil for frying
Step: 1
In a mixing bowl, add besan (gram flower), rice flour, chili powder, salt, ajwain (carom seeds) and mix well.  Add the hot oil. Add water little by little to make a bhajia batter.
Step: 2
In a kadai, heat oil. Dip the pumpkin flower bud and put it in oil and fry the same as you make the normal bhajias.
Repeat the process for all the remaining buds. Enjoy hot bhajia with sauce over a cup of tea.
Tell you its really awesome!!!!! First time in my life i made this and enjoyed. I have seen this in the market very rarely.

Preparation time : 10 mts 
Cooking time : 10 minutes 
Serves : 1-2

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 Published by on and last updated on 2013-12-03.