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Veggie Pakora Recipe

Pakora Recipe – Indian vegetable pakora recipe. Learn how to make pakora with this easy pakora recipe.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Veggie Pakora
Servings 4 people
Calories 297 kcal


  • 2 Onions
  • 1 cup Cauliflower, florets
  • 1 cup Spinach, finely chopped
  • 7-8 Sweet Peppers
  • 1/2 cup Mashed Potato, for filling in sweet peppers
  • 2 tsp Grated ginger
  • 1 cup Chickpea Flour, add more if required
  • 2 tsp Rice Flour
  • 1 tsp Salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Chaat Masala
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek flakes
  • 1/2 tsp Carom Seeds Ajwain
  • 3/4 cup Water, add more if required
  • 1 cup Cooking oil
  • Coriander, Tamarind and Tomato sauce, for serving


  1. Wash and pat dry the vegetables. Cut the florets of cauliflower, finely chop spinach and thinly slice the onions. Slit the peppers vertically. Boil and mash the potatoes in another bowl and add seasoning to taste.

  2. In another bowl take chickpea flour (besan), rice flour and add spices. Slowly add some water until the mixture reaches the consistency of whipping cream. Beat the batter well and set aside to for couple of minutes and heat some oil in the meantime.

  3. Heat oil in a deep bottomed pan. Check the temperature of the oil by dropping a small drop of the batter in the oil. If the oil is ready and hot, coat the chunk of chopped veggies with the batter and drop it one by one in the hot oil. Fry on medium heat till it turns golden brown from both sides. Drain the chunks on the paper towel to soak the excess oil. Keep frying till you are done with the batter.

For Sweet Peppers:

  1. Stuff the peppers with spiced potato stuffing and coat in chickpea flour batter and fry one by one.

  2. Enjoy it piping hot from the pan to the platter with sweet tomato, coriander and tamarind chutney and of course hot cup of tea. The hot combo of tea plus pakoras is absolutely sumptuous in this festive fall season.

  3. Relish it with a cuppa hot chai or warm hot chocolate.

Nutrition Facts
Veggie Pakora Recipe
Amount Per Serving (4 people)
Calories 297 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Sodium 635mg28%
Potassium 972mg28%
Carbohydrates 44g15%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 7365IU147%
Vitamin C 290.2mg352%
Calcium 54mg5%
Iron 2.9mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.