Nadir Monja- Kashmiri Recipe

Kashmiri Recipe
Nadir Monja/Lotus Root Fritter

by Chandramukhi Ganju
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Nadir Monja/Lotus Root Fritter:

Serving size: 2 people

  • 2 long stick of nadeir/lotus root available at oriental stores and Indian stores
  • • 1 cup of to’mul oat/rice flour available at Indian store
  • • 1 tsp.mertschwangan/red chili powder
  • • Pinch of zeur/black or white cumin seed
  • • 1½ cup of water
  • • Vegetable cooking oil for frying
  • • ¼ tsp. of salt or salt to taste
  • • Peel and cut nadir into 2’’ long thin pieces.
  • • Put pieces of nadir/lotus root, rice flour, salt, cumin seed and chili powder in a bowl.
  • • Mix all together well.
  • • Add water little by little to make thick batter mixed with Nadur.
  • • Heat oil enough to fry, in a frying pan/kadia.
  • • Add battered nadir/lotus root in small portions to hot oil.
  • • Fry both sides until battered nadir/lotus root turns into golden red color and crispy.
  • • Serve nadir mo’nji hot or cold with tea as a snack.

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Thank you for sharing this recipe i love it.
Added By Kalpana Suri
Thank you koshur saal. I always liked nadur monji but never new that we can make it at home so easily.You have made it real easy. I tried and it came out just perfect. Thank you again mam. swati.
Added By swati nagar
Thank you Chandraji. I am sure that this recipe will help many more families other than ours to recreate the Kashmiri ambiance of Nadri Monja and Chai at home. Sincerely appreciate the efforts you put to make the dishes and Deepakji makes to eat them.:)))
Added By Arun Koul
Nice presentation, wonderful taste to imagine.
Added By Chaman Lal Raina
Maja Balai. I know now how to make it and I'm going to do it today.
Added By Vivek Kaul