Kankroler Pur Bhaja

Kankroler Pur Bhaja

Stuffed Teasel Gourd fritters


  • 4 Kankrol, washed and cut lengthwise in two halves
  • 2 tablespoons corn flour for batter
  • 2 tablespoons rice for batter
  • salt as per taste
  • 1 teaspoon Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Mustard paste
  • 1 tablespoon Poppy seeds paste
  • 1 Green chilly, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Nigella seeds
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • Oil for deep frying


  1. Scrape seeds and flesh using spoon. Keep aside.
  2. Boil the remaining vegetable in water for 4-5 min. Drain and keep aside in cold water.
  3. Coarsely ground seeds and flesh of kankrols along with chillies.
  4. Heat oil. Fry nigella seeds and onion.
  5. Add kandrol ground mixture, poppy seeds paste. Roast till oil separates.
  6. Add mustard seed paste and roast till dry mixture is obtained.
  7. Allow the mixture to cool.
  8. Once cool, stuff mixture in boiled kankrol halves.
  9. Mix corn and rice flour with 3-4 tbsp water to make thick batter.
  10. Dunk the stuffed Kankrol in batter and deep fry till golden.
  11. Serve Kankroler Pur Bhaja as snack.

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