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Delicious Pakora Waffles

Delicious Pakora Waffles

If you liked my baked onion bhaji, you will love my pakora waffles. Pakora waffles are a favorite in our house. And they are so versatile that they cover any meal of the day…they can be used for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and as a snack. I don’t know what it is, but when it comes from the waffle maker, everyone gets excited.

 

Many recipes can be turned into waffles, but these pakora waffles will leave you begging for more. They have the perfect amount of crunch and soft, warm inside…they are great for dipping, and the best part is the clean-up with a waffle maker, is virtually non-existent.

 

While you don’t always think of waffles as the most healthy food, these pakora waffles have incredible healing properties.

 

Onions

Onions contain sulfur compounds that strengthen the immune system, brain, and nervous system.  These compounds also help to detoxify heavy metals from the body, such as mercury, cadmium, and lead.

 

Furthermore, onions are the highest food source of quercetin, a potent antioxidant that can help prevent blood clots, asthma, sinus infections, bronchitis, atherosclerosis, and diabetes.

 

Green Chili

Green chili is a hot pepper, and hot peppers are very healing to the body. They are generally high in vitamin C, and they help a lot with colds, flus, and bronchitis. They also boost circulation (ever see someone get red in their face after eating a hot pepper?) and help with the heart as well. Hot peppers can help to create hydrochloric acid in the stomach and can stimulate peristaltic motion of the gut – think, have you ever needed to ‘go’ after eating hot peppers?

It is easiest to find green chilis, such as jalapeno and serrano at your local grocery store. However, if you shop at an Asian store, you can find the smaller green chilis and Thai chilis – but be advised that these can be hotter than the South American or Mexican varieties.

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Cilantro

Cilantro is an incredible herb!  It helps to pull heavy metals and detoxify the liver.  Being antiviral, antibacterial, and anti-worm, cilantro helps to suppress the level of pathogens in the body. To learn more about this powerful herb, check out my blog, Let’s Talk Cilantro – this blog includes a delicious bonus Heavy Metal Guacamole recipe.

 

Cumin

Cumin is an incredible spice to aid with digestive disorders such as indigestion, dyspepsia, stomach cramps, gastritis, bloating, constipation, nausea, and flatulence. Cumin seeds also contain vitamins E, A and B-complex in addition to being abundant in minerals such as zinc, selenium, iron, calcium, and manganese.

 

Cumin is known to help the body absorb and assimilate nutrients. Furthermore, it contains anti-cancer and anti-tumor properties that have been shown to reduce the risk of stomach, colon, and liver tumors. Cumin is also known to help with colds, flu, insomnia, asthma, pneumonia, chronic bronchitis, muscle spasms, and arthritis.

 

Turmeric

Turmeric is a powerful anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiseptic, and anti-depressant. The primary component in turmeric is curcumin. Curcumin has incredible anti-cancer properties and has been shown to help prevent and inhibit prostate, skin, colon, mouth, esophageal, lung, stomach, pancreatic, liver, and breast cancer.

 

Turmeric is a powerful healing tool. It has been known to help purify blood, soothe respiratory conditions, improve liver function, support the circulatory system, regulate menstrual cycles, prevent cognitive diseases such as dementia and Alzheimer’s, and heal gastrointestinal disorders.

 

As a powerful anti-inflammatory, turmeric has been shown to help significantly reduce the inflammation associated with arthritis and other auto-immune diseases such as lupus, irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia, and chronic fatigue syndrome.

 

Additionally, turmeric is wonderful for digestion and help the body to digest fats/proteins while also helping to regulate blood sugar.

 

One of the most well-known properties of turmeric is its anti-aging effects. Due to the significant amount of antioxidants, turmeric has a fountain-of-youth quality – very beneficial to the skin.

 

Shopping List

3 – 4 large onions, sliced into circles, or semi-circles

2 cups cilantro, chopped

1 green chili, chopped

1 tsp cumin powder

1 tsp coriander powder

1 tsp garam masala (make it yourself with this recipe)

1/2 tsp turmeric

1 1/2 cups chickpea flour

1/3 cup coconut milk (optional, if fat-free)

1/4 cup water (if using coconut milk)

If not using coconut milk use 1/3 cup water

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Delicious Pakora Waffles

Muneeza AhmedMuneeza Ahmed
Pakora waffles are a favorite in our house. And they are so versatile that they cover any meal of the day.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack

Equipment

  • 1 waffle iron

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Preheat a non-stick waffle iron (I have other waffle irons I also recommend on my Amazon Store - check them out and see which one is best for you).
  • Chop the onions, cilantro, and green chili in a bowl.
  • Add the chickpea flour and the spices.
  • Add water and coconut milk (if omitting the coconut milk just add water in this step).
  • Use your hand to mix it all together until it forms a paste and the onions are sticking to the flour.
  • Spoon into the hot waffle iron and cook until golden brown.
  • Serve with Imli Chutney (Date and Tamarind Chutney) and my low-fat zucchini onion sauce.
Keyword dairy-free, gluten-free
Tried this recipe?Leave a comment!

 

This recipe pairs well with some of my favorite dipping sauces:

  • Low-Fat Zucchini Caramelized Onion Sauce
  • Raita
  • Indian Green Chutney
  • Imli Date Chutney can be found in my Chutneys And Sauces Recipe eBook. There are a wide variety of amazing chutneys and sauces in this book. Plus, ALL proceeds from this book go to Underdog Warriors, a not-for-profit organization co-founded by two incredible individuals who recovered from chronic illness using the power of Medical Medium® information and who decided they wanted to give back. Underdog Warriors provides scholarships to help subsidize the cost of Medical Medium® recommended tools and supplements, as well as health coaching sessions for those in need.

 

With so many healing properties, this delicious dish is an instant favorite for your taste buds and body!

 

Please leave me a note in the comments if you make this dish, and let me know what sauce(s) you chose to pair with it. Your feedback means a lot to me.

 

 

To your health & happiness,

Muneeza

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