Thankuni Patar Bora / Centella Fritter
Though you can make with any leafy vegetables, I am making centella / thankuni pata. Centella is very authentic Bangladeshi leafy vegetable. I want to introduce or remind it. Centella is a medical herb. It is a mild adaptogen, mildly antibacterial and can act as a cerebral tonic and useful in the treatment of anxiety.
Thankuni Patar Bora / Centella Fritter is very simple snack. Hope you guys will love this simplicity of this recipe.
• 1/3 cup red lentil
• 1 cup chopped centella leaves(thankuni pata)
• 1 onion sliced
• 3-4 green chillies chopped
• ½ teaspoon salt
• ¼ teaspoon turmeric(optional)
• 2 tablespoons flour
• Oil for deep fry
How to make:
1. Wash lentil and soak it for at least half hour. Strain lentil and make coarse paste of it.
2. Mix well onion and salt together first. Then add rest of ingredients together and make flat balls.
3. Heat the oil and when oil is ready, fry fritters on medium heat till it becomes golden brown.
4. Enjoy Thankuni Patar Bora / Centella Fritter with puff rice or as it is.