Dates Tempura
Recipe type: Appetiser
Cuisine: Indian
  • Dates- 20
  • All-purpose flour or Maida- 6 tbsp
  • Baking soda- 2 pinches
  • Salt- a pinch
  • Sugar- 1½ tbsp
  • Water- just enough to make a thick batter
  • Vegetable oil- for frying
  1. Heat oil in a non-stick frying pan.
  2. Combine all purpose flour, baking soda, salt and sugar in a bowl.
  3. Add enough water to the flour mix and make into a thick batter.
  4. Put the dates into the batter, coat it evenly with the batter.
  5. Fry the dates coated in batter until both sides turn golden in color.
  6. Transfer the dates fritter or tempura on to a paper towel.
  7. Serve as an evening snack.
If the batter is watery, add more of the all purpose flour and make it thick, you want the dates to be covered with the batter.
If you want you could also add 1 egg to the batter.
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