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Dhone Patar Bora / Cilantro Leaves Fritters


Cilantro or coriander leaves are called dhone pata in Bengali. Today I am sharing with you all a very delicious fritters with cilantro. World Cup Cricket 2015 is going on in full swing .In previous days when pizza are not in the craze and we don’t have any Domi or Hut to call for, we just shout MAA ( Mother) and ready she was always with all delicious fried stuff which are not calorie loaded but all goodness of veggies cooked with love. This include palong bora ( spinach fritters) , aloor chop ( potato fritters) , payanji ( onion fritters) and this awesome dhone patar bora. Few of my cousins visited our house from far distance not to watch the match but just to savor this delicacies. Gone are all those good days now all are scattered in different parts busy with their own life. In remembrance of all those wonderful days thought to revisit that delicious memory lanes and share this unique cilantro fritters with you all. Munch and cheer for team India or your home team. Enjoy!


Preparation time : 15 minutes 
Cooking time : 20 minutes 
Serves :  4  

Ingredients 
2 cups coarsely chopped fresh coriander leaves 
3 to 4 tbsp Bengal gram flour 
1 tbsp  rice flour
1/4 tsp turmeric powder 
½ tsp green chilly or to tatse 
¼  tsp garlic paste (optional)
a pinch of baking soda 
salt to taste 
Oil to  deep fry 
Methods Of Cooking :
 Take chopped coriander in a bowl. Add Bengal gram flour, rice flour, garlic paste (if using), green chilly paste , baking soda,turmeric powder and salt . Sprinkle little warm oil and little water. Then with hand just mix all the ingredients together. Heat oil in a pan. Rub your palm with little oil .Take the mixture make small ball and then flatten them pressing with palm. Deep fry them till golden. Munch this yummy crispy fritters with a cup of hot tea as snacks or serve as a starter . Enjoy dhone patar bora.


Happy Cooking!

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