The Konkani community in India is well known for its love of Phodis. Phodis are another name for fritters which can either be deep or shallow fried. Vegetables are marinated in a mixture of chilly powder, salt and asafoetida, dusted in a 2:1 proportion of rice and Besan/ gram flour mixture and then deep or shallow fried.
- Ladies finger
- Raw banana
Slice the vegetables a little thick if deep frying or thinly if you prefer it shallow fried. Marinate it in a mixture of chilly powder, salt and asafoetida as per spice level. Refrigerate for an hour. Mix rice flour and Besan in the proportion of 2:1. Dust the marinated vegetables in this mixture and deep fry till crisp.