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Recipe for Vegetable Pakora

Recipe for Vegetable Pakora

(Ref: RCP177)

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Pakora is a common name used for Fritters in Hindi. Fritters made with any firm Vegetable is known as Vegetable Pakora - this can be Potatoes, Peppers, Cauliflower, Zuchini, Cabbage, Eggplant etc. This is a spicy dish and makes a perfect combination with Indian Tea on a wet weather.

Vegetable Pakoras can be made in advance and when ready to eat just spread them on a cooking sheet and heat in Oven at 300 deg.



Preparation Time:

10 mins

Cooking Time:

30 mins


Gram Flour - 1 Cup
 Green Chillies finely chopped - 2
 Rice Flour - 3 tbsp
 Coriander Powder - 1 tbsp
 Oil for frying
 Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
 Coriander Leaves/Cilantro chopped - 2 tbsp
 Turmeric Powder - ¼ tsp
 Pinch Of Asafoetida
 Salt to taste
 Water - ¾ Cup
 Potato thinly sliced - 1
 Cauliflower thinly sliced - 8
 Peppers cubes - 8


• First mix all the dry ingredients i.e Gram Flour, Rice Flour, Coriander Powder, Cumin Seeds, Salt, Turmeric Powder and Asafoetida.

• Add little Water at a time and mix to make a smooth batter. The consistency of the batter should be like a Pancake batter.

• Then add Green Chillies and Cilantro and mix well.

• Heat Oil in a Pan on medium high heat.

• Dip the Vegetable slices one at a time in the ready batter and slowly drop them in the frying Pan.

• Fry them on both the sides till golden brown.

• These Pakoras will take around 4 min to cook. Repeat the above steps with rest of the Vegetable slices.

• Crispy Vegetable Pakoras are ready to be served.


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