Kumro Fuler Bora / Pumpkin Flower Vada  

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It is one of my favourite Bengali traditional starter. Nowadays, it’s really tough to get it in market. It’s made from pumpkin flower.

Serving Size: 2

Cooking Time: 30 mins

Ingredients:

  1. 10 Pieces Kumro Ful
  2. 1 Onion ( Small Pieces)
  3. 1 Cup Besan or Bengal Garam Flour
  4. A Pinch of Baking Powder
  5. Salt to taste
  6. 2 Green Chilly
  7. 1 tsp Red Chilly Powder

Cooking Procedure:

Wash the flower properly.

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Smash and mix pumpkin flower with onion.

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Add besan, salt, baking powder,green chilly, red chilly powder and water.

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Heat oil in pan and deep fry it.

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Serving Suggestions:

Serve it as appetizer or eat with rice and dal as a side dish.

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4 Responses to Kumro Fuler Bora / Pumpkin Flower Vada

  1. Amrita says:

    Wow, the Boras look awesome! By the way, where do you buy the pumpkin flowers in Canada? I’ll search whether we have these here. Also, you ‘mashed’ the flowers and didn’t ‘smash’ them, right:-)?

  2. […] I knew what we would be having for dinner. Dal, rice and pumpkin blossom fritters. I decided on making fritters because that would give the option to shallow fry them, instead of deep frying. I picked ten flowers from the bunch and washed them and let them dry. Then I followed this recipe. […]

  3. […] deep frying. I picked ten flowers from the bunch and washed them and let them dry. I followed this recipe, but used only two tablespoons of chickpea flour, half an onion and added one tablespoon of rice […]

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