Potato-Onion Pakora




About: I am Maria . I like to cook asian foods

Pakora is a popular fried snack in asian countries . It is mainly served with tea or coffee . Pakoras are in variety of types i.e Onion Pakora , Palak Pakora , Vegetable Pakora . Its main ingredient is Gram flour which is high in protein, iron and fibre .This is a simple recipe of Pakora in which Onion and Potato are used you can even add any vegetable in to this batter to make perfect Pakoras .

Step 1: Ingredients

1- 250g Gram flour / Basen

2- 1.5 teaspoon salt

3- 1 teaspoon red chilli powder

4- 1/2 teaspoon tumaric

5- 1 teaspoon coriander powder

6- 1 teaspoon cumin seeds

7- small pinch of caraway

8-1/4 cup Cilantro (Coriander leaves) finely chopped

9- 1 medium sized Potato finely chopped

10-1 medium sized Onion finely chopped

11-Vegetable oil for frying


Step 2: Mixing of Ingredients

In a mixing bowl add Gram flour, Salt, Red chilli powder, Coriander powder, Cumin seeds, tumeric and Caraway.

Step 3: Making of Batter

Add water to the mixing bowl until a smooth batter is formed.

Step 4: Adding All Ingredients to Batter

Then add finely chopped Onion, Potato and Cilantro to the mixing bowl and make the batter consistency like thick cream.

Step 5: Deep Frying of Pakora

Heat oil on medium flame on frying pan . Slowly drop spoonful of batter in frying pan . You can make Pakoras from small spoon size to medium spoon size . Turn these Pakoras occasionally . Fry until they turn golden brown.

Step 6: Final Look

Pakoras are crisp on outside and are medium soft from inside . Serve hot with ketchup or mint cilantro chutney.



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