One for the money, two for the show (1892); Pukora (1932)

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Sun May 9 17:17:53 UTC 2004

ONE FOR THE MONEY (continued)

   I'll check the other versions in Literature Online.  This appears to be

New York Daily Times - 9/27/1855
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New York, New York   Thursday, September 27, 1855  740 k


PUKORA + INDIAN--1 Google hit ("Did you mean to search for pakore Indian")
PAKORA + INDIAN--6,230 Google hits

   OED has 1954 for "pakora," or "pakhora."  On closer examination, this
appears to be a different spelling of the same item.  I don't know what the OED
revision currently has.

by Mulk Raj Anand
London: Desmond Harmsworth

Pg. 93:
1/2 lb. gram flour.
1/2 bottle mustard oil (20 fluid oz.), or 1/2 lb. lard
Any vegetables.
Some cummin seed.
Salt and pepper to taste.
   Take some gram flour and make a batter of it by mixing it with water.
Sprinkle in salt and pepper to taste and a little cummin seed.
   Boil some oil or lard in a deep pan.
Pg. 94:
   Take onions peeled, either whole or chopped, or take some other
vegetables, i.e., brinjals or cauliflower, cut into pieces.
   Dip the pieces in the batter and put them to fry in the oil.
   Serve as an afternoon dish with cold chapatis.

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