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Pakora Pakoda recipes

Last Updated : Oct 28,2021

नाश्ता में पकौड़ा की - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Pakora Pakoda recipes in Hindi)
નાસ્તામાં બનતી પકોડા ની રેસિપિ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Pakora Pakoda recipes in Gujarati)

31 Pakora Recipes, Collection of Pakoda Recipes, Veg Indian Fritters

Pakora or Pakodas are fondly called Bajjias (Bhajias) and are generally deep friend Indian snacks made using besan. Besan is mixed with Indian spices and herbs to get different flavors and taste. Sometimes, even rice flour or hot oil is added to the batter to increase the crispiness of pakoda.

Come monsoon and our hearts start yearning for something spicy and crunchy to munch on, that’s when pakodas come into the picture. The ever popular combination of piping hot pakoda and cutting chai is a famous street food of Mumbai.

Even those who are very health-conscious cannot resist munching on just a pakoda or two with their evening chaai! Indeed, savoury snacks like pakore are as much a part of our lifestyle as mithai is a part of our culture.

You can also have pakodas with bread or accompany with an assortment of chutneys :

1. Khajur Imli ki Chutney

2. Dry Garlic Chutney

3. Green Chutney

4. Tomato Ketchup

Pakora for fasting

Potatoes-and-Buckwheat-PakoraPotatoes and Buckwheat Pakora

Apart from potatoes, you can even make use of kand and suran , you can combine them with ingredients like peanuts, and flours like buckwheat and amaranth flour to make them more interesting. Try variants like the Potatoes and Buckwheat Pakoda or Kand Aloo Pakora that are ideal for vrats (upvas) with Peanut Curd Chutney.

Pakoras with Vegetables

Poha-Aloo-PakodaPoha Aloo Pakoda

Potatoes and onions are the most popular vegetables use to make pakodas. You can also combine aloo with poha to make quick and easy Poha Aloo Pakora. For spinach lovers we suggest Palak Pakora served with piping hot Chai. Here is an irresistibly crunchy and excitingly flavoured pakoda made with cabbage.

You can also use yam to make Suran Pakodas. In the mango season, take ripe Alphonso Mangoes cubes to enjoy unique Aam Ke Pakoda. You can even make bhajjias using cauliflower or use an assortments of vegetables to make Mixed Vegetable Pakora.

Punjabi's love Pakora

Malwani-Style-Paneer-PakodaMalwani Style Paneer Pakoda

While traveling across the Punjab one comes across the one of the most delicious yet simple snack, Paneer Pakoda. A variation to this is Malwanli Style Paneer Pakora.

Mumbai Street Food Pakora

Moong-Dal-PakodaMoong Dal Pakoda

The Moong Dal Pakoda, with its unique texture, is an all-time favourite sold across Mumbai by street vendors. For those who thought Vada Pav and Pav Bhaji to be the only bread-based Mumbai roadside snacks, Bread Pakoda with aloo stuffing is sure to be an eye-opener. Bread Pakoras with paneer stuffing is a popular kids lunch box recipe.

Maharashtrian Pakora Recipes

Peanut-PakodaPeanut Pakoda

Maharashtrains use a lot of peanuts in their cooking and Peanut Pakora along with some chopped spinach is loved by them. My personal favorite are the Pyaz Ke Pakoda which is served at the top of Sinhagad Fort in the outskirts of Pune. That is the most famous snack there and they are like a treat after accomplishing the climb.

Pakora made with Chana Dal and Urad Dal

Masala-VadaMasala Vadas

Instead of using besan, this unusual Chana Dal Bhajiya made with a mixture of soaked and ground chana dal flavoured with crunchy onions, pungent garlic, fiery green chillies, peppy ginger and aromatic coriander leaves. Urad batter is generally associated with the South Indian vada, but here we have made pakodas with urad dal and it tastes absolutely awesome.

Leftovers make Pakodas

Khichdi-PakodasKhichdi Pakodas

Well, nobody would ever be able to guess that this Khichdi Pakora is made from leftover khichdi! Do try your hands on these various vegetarian pakora recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them.

Our Top 10 Parkora recipes are

  Top 10 Parkora Recipes
1. Peanut Pakoda
2. Moong Dal Pakoda
3. Paneer Pakoda
4. Yam Fritters
5. Cabbage Pakoda
6. Methi Pakoda
7. Kand Aloo Pakoda
8. Khichdi Pakodas
9. Rice and Peanut Pakoda
10. Banana Bhajiya

Enjoy our collection of Pakora Recipes down below and don't forget to comment on this article. We would love to hear from you. 

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Gobi Pakora, Cauliflower Pakoda
Recipe# 42081
05 Oct 21

by Tarla Dalal
Fresh cauliflower florets, coated with a masaledar batter and deep-fried to a perfect crispness, the Gobi Pakora is one tea-time snack that has withstood the test of time and crossed geographical boundaries too. It is available all over the country, even in small tea-stalls. Especially during th ....
Palak Pakora, Palak Pakoda
Recipe# 42079
02 Aug 21

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by Tarla Dalal
This is an interesting pakoda that combines the vibrant colour of spinach and the exciting crunch of onions with a dash of spice powders for flavour. We have combined the right amounts of besan and rice flour to give the Palak Pakora an awesome crunch. A must-try recipe, the Palak Pakora will ad ....
Corn Pakodas, Corn Pakora Snack Recipe
Recipe# 521
02 Aug 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
corn pakora recipe | corn pakoda | sweet corn pakoda | corn bhajiya | with 13 amazing images. corn pakora are crispy, deep-fried Indian sweet ....
Cabbage Pakoda, Cabbage Pakora
Recipe# 41124
03 Nov 21

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by Tarla Dalal
Pakodas don’t always have to be onion-based. Here is an irresistibly crunchy and excitingly flavoured pakoda made with cabbage. Cabbage and coriander, held together with besan and spiced with chilli powder, make awesome pakodas, which taste great with green chutney. Serve the Cabbage Pakodas hot ....
Paneer Pakoda, Punjabi Paneer Pakora Recipe
Recipe# 30874
12 Jul 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
paneer pakora | Punjabi style paneer pakora | paneer pakoda | how to make paneer pakora | with 28 amazing images Paneer pakora is a simple and easy snack. It is m ....
Kand Aloo Pakoda ( Faraal Recipe)
Recipe# 32555
16 Oct 20

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by Tarla Dalal
kand aloo pakoda recipe | navratri, vrat ka khana | upvas aloo kand pakora | aloo bhajiya for fasting | kand aloo pakoda is a sumptuous snack for fasting days wh ....
Moong Dal Pakoda ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes)
Recipe# 33399
19 May 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
A batter of soaked moong dal perked up with spices and green chillies results in a delicious deep-fried snack, which is partly crispy, partly soft and partly chewy too. The Moong Dal Pakoda, with its unique texture, is an all-time favourite ware sold by the roadside food vendors of Mumbai. Part of t ....
Yellow Moong and Urad Dal Pakoda, Moong and Urad Dal Pakoda
Recipe# 42053
22 May 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
yellow moong and urad dal pakoda recipe | moong and urad dal pakoda | moong urad dal bhajiya | urad and moong dal pakoda Indian snack | with 26 amazing images. yellow mo ....
Rice and Peanut Pakoda
Recipe# 39576
26 Apr 21

 by Tarla Dalal
Pakodas without besan? Just try the Rice and Peanut Pakoda and you will fall in love with it! A mix of cooked rice, crunchy peanuts and coconut bound together with rice flour and enhanced with flavour-givers like green chilli paste, coriander and lemon juice, are used to make crisp and spicy pakodas ....
Poha Bhajias
Recipe# 39437
29 May 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
poha bhajia recipe | Punjabi poha bhajia | vegetable poha bhajias | with 30 amazing images. Crispy outside and soft inside, these scrumptious Poha Bhajias are perfect for a rainy day. C ....
Potatoes and Buckwheat Pakora, Kuttu ki Vrat Pakodi
Recipe# 42113
05 Apr 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Sometimes, when vrats coincide with festivals, there is a lot of work to do and there are lots of visitors too, so you cannot go on a total fast. You need something tasty to serve your guests and also to keep you energised. Recipes like the Potatoes and Buckwheat Pakora, which are absolutely exc ....
Khichdi Pakodas
Recipe# 36101
25 Aug 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
Well, nobody would ever be able to guess that this delicacy is made from leftover khichdi! So crispy outside and so delectably chewy inside, this flavourful treat is made by reinforcing moong dal khichdi with besan and a few aroma and flavour enhancers like sesame seeds and coriander, shaping this ‘ ....
Bread Pakora, Mumbai Bread Pakora with Aloo Stuffing
Recipe# 33400
16 Dec 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
bread pakora recipe | Mumbai style bread pakora | Punjabi bread pakora with aloo stuffing | stuffed bread pakora | with 20 amazing images. We have brought you a very famous
Poha Pakoda, Poha Pakora
Recipe# 42408
15 Aug 20

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by Tarla Dalal
poha pakoda recipe | poha pakora | Punjabi poha aloo pakoda | with 14 amazing images. The poha pakoda is a scrumptious snack that you can quickly and easily prepare in the
Sprouted Moong Pakoda, Evening Snack
Recipe# 42470
25 Aug 20

 by Tarla Dalal
This scrumptious Sprouted Moong Pakoda is going to add an element of fun to your tea-time! Made of a batter of raw sprouted moong perked up with green chillies, ginger, garlic and mint leaves, this unique pakoda has a very off-beat taste and texture that will surprise you. It is also quick and e ....
Chana Dal Bhajiya, Pakora
Recipe# 42450
03 Aug 21

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by Tarla Dalal
chana dal bhajiya recipe | Indian chana dal pakora | lentil fritters | crunchy chana dal pakoda | with 27 amazing images. chana dal bhajiya recipe |
Palak Pakoda Chaat, Palak Chaat
Recipe# 36934
27 May 21

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by Tarla Dalal
palak pakoda chaat recipe | palak pakora chaat | Indian palak patta chaat | spinach pakora chaat | with 20 amazing images. palak pakoda chaat recipe |
Methi Pakoda
Recipe# 41564
04 Nov 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Sometimes, bitterness is beautiful, and methi is a perfect example of this. Its mildly bitter taste and irresistible aroma unfailingly delight the palate, whether it is added to a subzi, roti ,
Bread Palak Pakora, Tea Time Snack
Recipe# 42129
23 Sep 19

by Tarla Dalal
Bread has a knack of giving any snack a wonderful texture, which is both crisp and melt-in-the-mouth. This Bread Palak Pakora is an interesting experiment that harnesses this quality of bread. Made with a dough of bread and palak strengthened with besan and flavoured with spices, these pakoras h ....
Baby Corn Fritters, Fried Baby Corn
Recipe# 32729
24 Oct 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
fried baby corn recipe | baby corn fry | fried baby corn pakoda | baby corn starter recipe | fried baby corn is not only scrumptious but also very appealing in si ....
Crispy Potato Bhajias, Aloo Bhajiya Recipe
Recipe# 36933
05 Nov 20

  This recipe has an associated video
 by Tarla Dalal
aloo bhajia recipe | quick potato recipe | crispy potato bhajia | Indian bhajia with potato | aloo bhajia is a delight for the Indian diner. It is a flavoursome d ....
Yam Fritters, Suran Pakoda
Recipe# 40832
03 Aug 21

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by Tarla Dalal
yam fritters recipe | suran pakoda | Indian yam and onion fritters | tea time snack | with 24 amazing images. yam fritters recipe | suran pako ....
Kand Ke Pakode
Recipe# 4973
11 Dec 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Thin slices of purple yam coated with a gram flour batter and deep fried makes for unusual and subtle-flavoured pakodas. The crushed coriander and peppercorns sprinkled on the batter coated slices of kand impart a nice crunch and flavour as you bite into these pakodas.
Malwani Style Paneer Pakoda
Recipe# 42560
21 May 18

by Tarla Dalal
Melt-in-the-mouth cubes of paneer are enrobed in a tongue-tickling batter and deep-fried to make this Malwani Style Paneer Pakoda. What makes it different from regular pakodas is the richness of flavour. Not only ....
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Pakora Pakoda
 on 14 Nov 17 03:22 PM

Thanks for the vast collection of my favourite monsoon snack. My kids also love the Veg Pakora recipe.