Pumpkin flowers fried in a batter. A crunchy fried starter

Servings: 4 | Time To Prepare: 20 minutes | Submitted By: Priyanka Nag


  • 24, pc Pumpkin Flower
  • 1, cup Maida/Rice flour
  • 1, tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1, tsp Kalonji (Kalo Jeera)
  • 2, tbsp Poppy seeds (Poppy seeds)
  • to taste Salt
  • 1, tsp Sugar
  • 1, cup Cooking Oil


  1. Clean each flower, remove the stem and stuff one flower into another so as to make twelve such.
  2. Knead maida with one tea spoon oil and salt. Add just sufficient water to make a thick batter or add water to rice flour and make a thick batter. Add Kalo Jeera (kalonji/onion seed), turmeric powder, poppy seeds, salt and sugar to the batter and mix thoroughly.
  3. Heat oil. Deep each flower into the batter and deep fry one by one.

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