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.