Kolkata Knight Riders vs Deccan Chargers – it’s the IPL match today at Eden gardens, Kolkata, and am on way to watch it. After a long gap of 15 years, I am going to watch a match at Eden. The mishap in ‘96 World Cup semi finals compelled me to stop going to cricket grounds. But, a box ticket and the idea of sitting close to King Khan (read Shah Rukh Khan) compelled me to give it a shot.
Its Monday and probably most house holds stick to the no non-veg on Monda regimes, so thought of picking up a vegetarian recipe for today, an authentic Bengali recipe for Paila Baisakh series (check out the Tel Koi in this series) – fritters of pumpkin flower (kumro ful) is one of the most special vadas in Bengali cuisine. The flower dipped in a batter of gram flour with its crunchy yet smooth taste appeals to everyone.
- · A dozen pumpkin flowers
- · ¼ cup tablespoon rice flour
- · ½ cup gram flour
- · 1 teaspoon nigella
- · 1 tablespoon mustard oil
- · Sunflower oil for deep frying
- · Take out the anther from the flowers and wash well
- · Mix all the ingredients except the oil for frying with 2 cups of water. The batter should be runny
- · Heat the oil in a frying pan or wok
- · Dip each flower in the batter and deep fry separately
- · Once done, wrap the flowers with a kitchen paper to absorb the extra oil
- · Serve hot with rice and dal
Check for more Bengali style bara (vada) – Bombay Duck fritter, Macher Dimer Vada
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8 thoughts on “Poila Baisakh Special – Kumro Fuler Vada”
This looks great, it’s my favorite. 🙂 Natun Bachorer anek anek shubechcha.
Tomakeo natun bachorer suvechcha
Hey Sudeshna ,this is just lovely, kumro phuler vada & bok (egret flower) fuler vada are my fav.
shubho noboborsho though little late
pls do check the event going on in my site : summer coolers
Thanks for the wishes. I have just shifted city so a little stuck between bags and baggage:). Will surely try to participate in the event.
Poila boishakher onek priti o shubhechcha…. aar bolona mone hochche…ebar flight ta dhore baari chole jaai…….aar thaakte parchina…..
tomader shobaaike shubho noboborsher onek priti o shubhechcha……
Tomakeo, and tomar poribar-ke natun bachor-er anek anek suvechcha.
Kumro phuler vada amar most favorite vada, desher baire theke ei jinis gulo bhisan miss kari…jibe jal asche, tomake aar tomar family ke janai shubho nababarsher shubhechcha
Tomar paribar-er sabai-ke amar tarof theke Natun Bachorer anek anek suvechcha.