Popcorn Veggie Pakoras
Perfectly Balance Your Plate
Serve with 1⁄4 cup tzatziki and 1⁄2 cup fries.
1 pkg Pakora Mix
1⁄2 cup hot water
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 cup small cauliflower florets, steamed
1 cup small broccoli florets, steamed
1 cup frozen peas
1 can (19 oz/540 ml) lentils, drained & rinsed
3 tbsp vegetable oil
- In a large bowl, combine mix with hot water and lemon juice. Let stand 5 min.
- Meanwhile, chop and measure cauliflower and broccoli; place in Multipurpose Steamer. Cover and microwave on high for 2 min.
- Fold steamed veggies into pakora batter along with frozen peas and lentils.
- Preheat frying pan over medium heat; add half the oil. Using half the batter, drop by tablespoon into the pan; flatten slightly. Cook until golden on both sides, about 5–7 min. Repeat with remaining oil and batter.
Per serving (3 pakoras): Calories 280, Fat 9 g (Saturated 0.5 g, Trans 0 g), Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 530 mg, Carbohydrate 36 g (Fibre 12 g, Sugars 7 g), Protein 15 g.
Serve with tartar sauce by combining 1⁄4 cup plain Greek yogurt with 1⁄2 cup mayo, 2 tbsp green relish, 2 tsp Lemon Dilly Dip Mix and 1-2 tsp lemon juice.