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Baked Broccoli Fritters with Spiced Yogurt - Pakore waali Vegan Punjabi Kadhi. Vegan Glutenfree Recipe

Spiced Yogurt gravy with Baked Broccoli Fritters - Pakore waali Vegan Punjabi Kadhi made with nondairy yogurt. Vegan Gluten-free Soy-free Recipe
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 208kcal
Author: Vegan Richa


Broccoli Fritters: Makes 9-10 small fritters

  • 1/2 cup Chickpea flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped Broccoli loaded

Yogurt Gravy/Kadhi


  • 2 teaspoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon fenugreek seeds methi seeds
  • 2 dry red chilies or flakes to taste
  • 1/2 inch of ginger chopped
  • 4-5 cloves of garlic chopped
  • a generous pinch of hing/asafetida


  • Broccoli Fritters:
  • Mix all the dry ingredients well.
  • Add the water and mix into a thick pasty batter.
  • Add finely chopped Broccoli and mix to coat.
  • Add chopped green chili for spicier fritters.
  • Drop Tablespoon full blobs on parchment lined sheet.
  • Bake at pre-heated 410 degrees F / 210Âșc for 18 minutes.
  • Broil on Low for half a minute for a more brown fritter.
  • Yogurt Gravy/Kadhi:
  • In a bowl, whisk the yogurts to make them smooth.
  • Add chickpea flour, turmeric, chili powder, salt and mix to combine well so there are no lumps.
  • Add water and whisk to combine into a thin mixture.
  • Tempering: In a medium pan, add oil and heat on medium.
  • Add cumin seeds and let them cook for a half a minute
  • Add ginger, garlic, fenugreek seeds and red chili.
  • Mix and cook for another 2 minutes until garlic is golden,
  • Add the yogurt chickpea mixture and bring to a boil.
  • The Kadhi will thicken considerably. Add more water if you like a thinner consistency.
  • Reduce heat to low and cook for another 4-5 minutes so the chickpea flour is well cooked.
  • Taste and adjust salt and spice.
  • Soak the fritters in the yogurt gravy or serve fritters topped with a good amount of gravy like biscuits/dumplings.
  • Serve as is or with Rice or Naan.


Nutritional values based on one serving


Calories: 208kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 621mg | Potassium: 404mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 230IU | Vitamin C: 17.2mg | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 2.9mg