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 Top 10 Pakoda Recipes, Pakora Recipes

  Last Updated : Aug 14,2020

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Top 10 Pakoda Recipes, Veg Indian Pakora Recipes

Pakodas are loved by all throughout the year, but they gain a special significance in the monsoon, which is in fact the perfect weather to enjoy crispy, steaming hot stuff right out of the kadhai! Just the warmth of the hot oil in the kadhai together with the aroma of spices can be soul-warming on a wet and cold day. A cozy weekend at home can become all the more special when evening tea is accompanied by pakodas made with love. Pakodas can add to the joy of chatting with teammates or huddling together with friends and watching a movie.

 Poha Pakoda, Poha Pakora

Poha Pakoda, Poha Pakora

Shed your inhibitions, wrap some hot pakodas in a paper cover, go out and share them with the kids in your neighbourhood, while you make paper boats for them! Indeed, pakodas are not just spicy, crunchy snacks; they are part-and-parcel of our monsoon culture and a trigger for childhood memories, of happy, carefree times!

We have put together a couple of our favourite pakodas and bhajiyas for you to enjoy.

1. The ever popular Moong Dal Pakoda, has only crushed peppercorns and coriander seeds as flavouring agents but yet tasty in itself. If you serve them with sweet khajur imli ki chutney and green chutney, they are truly irresistible.

Moong-Dal-PakodaMoong Dal Pakoda

2. Peanut Pakoda are surprisingly quite easy to make! Take a bite and let it rest on your palate for a few seconds to be engulfed by the magical taste of peanuts. They are further nourished with the addition of spinach. Serve them to your guests and wait to be applauded.

Peanut-PakodaPeanut Pakoda

3. Banana Bhajiya is truly tongue-tickling. A traditional Gujarati snack, these simple pakodas are slightly sweet in taste and they need no accompaniment.  

 Banana Bhajiya, Kela BhajiaBanana Bhajiya, Kela Bhajia

4. Methi Pakoda is just perfect on a rainy day. This is a hot-seller at some of the roadside food stalls in Mumbai, methi is combined with besan and a couple of other apt ingredients to make crunchy, flavour-packed and aromatic pakodas.

Methi Pakoda

Methi Pakoda

5. Seasonal vegetables are always a welcome. When yam is in season do try Yam Fritters. Crisp and crumbly yam along with peanuts and besan flavoured with fennel seeds, these fritters are sure to be an exciting experience for you.

Yam Fritters, Suran Pakoda

Yam Fritters, Suran Pakoda

6. Kand Aloo Pakoda is another choice to pick from. Every bite of these pakoras delivers an exhilarating rush of flavour. The sweetness of kand beautifully blends with raw potatoes, peanuts, coriander and peanuts.

Kand Aloo Pakoda (Faraal Recipe)Kand Aloo Pakoda (Faraal Recipe)

7. Have some leftover khichdi? Here’s how to turn it into an aromatic delicacy. Add some besan and spices of your choice, make tiny round balls and deep fry. That’s the Khichdi Pakodas. This recipe is sure to top the charts.

Khichdi-PakodasKhichdi Pakodas

8. Rice and Peanut Pakoda also give you a chance to use up leftover rice while surprising your family with delectable crispies. Start off your meal with this crunchy snack.

Rice and Peanut Pakoda

Rice and Peanut Pakoda

9. Tea-time is so enjoyable that people also use it to celebrate a special occasion or achievement. On such occasion, serve Paneer Pakoda. Melt-in-the-mouth cubes of paneer are enrobed in a tongue-tickling batter and deep-fried to make these pakodas.

 Paneer Pakoda, Punjabi Paneer Pakora RecipePaneer Pakoda, Punjabi Paneer Pakora Recipe

10. The Bhindi Pakoras tastes too good and is sure to win over many hearts. This is a unique recipe which requires bhindi to be finely chopped. Sprinkle some chaat masala on top and serve hot with some green chutney.

Bhindi Pakora, Bhindi Pakoda

Bhindi Pakora, Bhindi Pakoda

Make sure you serve the pakodas piping hot with a cup of hot beverage and lots of love.

Kand Aloo Pakoda (Faraal Recipe)Kand Aloo Pakoda (Faraal Recipe)

top 10 pakoda recipes, pakora recipes

 by Tarla Dalal
Hot, crunchy, spicy pakodas perfect for the monsoon! The Peanut Pakoda is made with a batter of besan, whole wheat flour and crushed peanuts along with chopped spinach and spice powders, in proportions that give it a wonderfully crispy texture and totally irresistible flavour. Served with sweet chutney and green chutney, these Peanut Pakodas are like a dream come true, and the only reaction you can expect from your family and friends is: “More, Please!” Serve with a cup of Elaichi Tea or coffee .
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 the magic is worked by the combination of chutneys that it is served with, so make sure you include them in your serving plans.
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 moist and soft on inside and crisp outside, unlike other pakora’s. paneer pakoda is made with simple and basic ingredients that are easily available in every household. We have first coated paneer in a dry powder masala which has carom seeds, chilli powder, garam masala , coriander-cumin seeds (dhania-jeera) powder, dried mango powder, (amchur)turmeric powder (haldi) and chaat masala as paneer has a bland taste. We did the process to make the dish even more flavorful and tastier. Once the paneer is coated we have dipped the flavoured paneer into the Bengal gram batter which is made with besan (bengal gram flour), chilli powder, turmeric powder (haldi), asafoetida (hing), hot oil, chopped coriander (dhania) and a pinch of baking soda. Once spiced paneer is dipped in the batter it is deep fried until it turns golden brown. Looking for a quick and easy evening snack or something to eat with a piping hot cup of tea on a rainy day? Pakoras are an ideal choice. Pakora also known as pakoda, pakodi, bhaji, bhajiya is originated from India. It is a deep fried snack, basically a fritter. It is found in restaurants and also sold by food vendors on the streets. Also, It is a famous Indian street food, found all over. Pakora is made by choosing a main ingredient like onion, potato, spinach,eggplant, cauliflower, corn etc. which is then dipped in Bengal gram batter and deep fried. Here we have used paneer which is loved by everyone Punjabi style paneer pakora is my personal favourite out of all the pakora’s. I usually make Punjabi style paneer pakora for my father-in law and husband for evening snack, they are a big fan of paneer pakoda’s and they have it with a cup of tea, it is a perfect combo. I also make it when last minute guests walk in as it is simple, easy and quick but also very mouth-watering and delicious and we can bet your guests would love it!! When making it for my kids, I sometimes cut two pieces of paneer and apply green chutney between them, add little cheese, batter coat and fry. My kids love it. Serve Paneer pakora with green chutney and tomato ketchup. Enjoy paneer pakora | Punjabi style paneer pakora | paneer pakoda | how to make paneer pakora | detailed step by step photos and video given below.
 by Tarla Dalal
yam fritters recipe | suran pakoda | Indian yam and onion fritters | tea time snack | with 24 amazing images. yam fritters recipe | suran pakoda | Indian yam and onion fritters | tea time snack is a unique snack idea. Learn how to make suran pakoda. To make yam fritters, combine the yam, red chillies, peanuts, coconut, fennel seeds and turmeric powder in a mixer and blend it to a coarse mixture using ½ cup of water. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add the besan, onion, curry leaves, coriander and salt and mix well. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and drop small spoonful of the mixture into the hot oil, a few at a time, on a medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve immediately. A mixture of yam and besan perked up with peanuts, red chillies and onions is used to make scrumptious suran pakoda, which have a unique crunch brought about by the yam. A teaspoon of fennel seeds along with coriander and curry leaves give the Indian yam and onion fritters a lip-smacking flavour and tantalising aroma. Enjoy them with green chutney at snack time. These yam fritters are perfect to serve as a tea-time snack too! Enjoy them with masala chai. Also try other similar snacks like chana dal bhajiya and poha pakoda. Tips for yam fritters. 1. Besan can be substituted with rice flour. 2. Use the batter immediately. Since the batter has salt, it might release water if kept for a long time. 3. Ensure to deep fry on a medium flame. Frying on a high flame will result in the fritters turning brown from outside, but they will remain raw from inside. 4. Serve the fritters immediately to enjoy their crispiness. Enjoy yam fritters recipe | suran pakoda | Indian yam and onion fritters | tea time snack | with step by step photos.
 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 and fresh, with a cup of steaming tea . Do not add too much water while mixing the ingredients because cabbage will also slowly let out water if you have shredded it thinly. That, along with a tablespoon or two of water, is enough to bind the batter. If the batter becomes watery, the pakodas won’t be crunchy enough. This video will help you understand the right consistency of the dough and the texture of the pakodas. Khichdi Pakodas , Stuffed Methi Paneer Pakoda , Stuffed Spinach Pakoda also make a tasty accompaniment to a cup of hot tea or coffee.
 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 , pulao or pakoda. In this amazing recipe, which is a hot-seller at some of the roadside food stalls in Mumbai, methi is combined with besan and a couple of other apt ingredients to make crunchy, flavour-packed and aromatic Methi Pakodas. This tongue-tickling treat is just perfect to have with a cup of hot tea in the evening. Enjoy other nice snacks like Yam Fritters and Bread Fritters .
 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 which is very easy to prepare. Learn how to make upvas aloo kand pakoda. Crispy and flavourful pakodas made of purple yam (kand), potatoes and crushed peanuts, this navratri, vrat ka khana are a perfect snack time treat. It is interesting to know that these pakodas are held together by the starch in yam and potatoes along with peanuts and needs very little arrowroot flour. To make kand aloo pakoda, combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai, drop spoonfuls of the mixture in it and deep-fry on a medium flame till the pakodas are golden brown in colour from all sides. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve kand aloo pakoda immediately with green chutney. The peanuts not only add an exciting flavour to these yam pakodas, they also make the texture more cheery. The best part is that this aloo bhajiya for fasting can be enjoyed at any time of the day on fasting days. These pakodas must be enjoyed off the pan to enjoy their crispy texture. Green chutney with upvas aloo kand pakora is all you need for serving. Tips for kand aloo pakoda. 1. Drain the water from parboiled purple yam very well so there is no difficulty in binding the mixture. 2. Grate the raw potatoes just before mixing, else they will discolour. 3. If you notice that the mixture disintegrates in oil, add a tbsp of arrowroot flour, mix well and continue deep-frying. 4. Do not keep turning the pakodas frequently once immersed in oil or it may lose its shape and disintegrate. Enjoy kand aloo pakoda recipe | navratri, vrat ka khana | upvas aloo kand pakora | aloo bhajiya for fasting | with video and recipe below.
 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 ‘dough’ into balls and deep-frying till crisp. The besan helps the khichdi dough stay together and cook uniformly, while the remaining ingredients add to its taste. Serve these Khichdi Pakodas hot and fresh with green chutney, or when you are in a hurry, just a squirt of tomato ketchup.
 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 that one simply cannot resist.
 by Tarla Dalal
Kela Bhajia is a traditional snack, which has been acclaimed as the perfect tea-time accompaniment by several generations of Indians! Much-loved across the nation, this scrumptious snack is made by deep-frying batter-coated banana slices. Simple ingredients like chilli powder and asafoetida added to the besan batter give these Banana Bhajiyas a lovely flavour that delights your taste buds. Enjoy the bhajiyas hot and crisp, as soon as you drain the excess oil.
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Top 10 Pakoda Recipes, Pakora Recipes
 on 03 Feb 18 12:27 PM

Now Pakodas is alway demanded by my friends during every kitty party at my home. They says that i make variety of tasty pakodas. Actually the secret here is that I follow Tarla Ji''s pakodas recipes and obtained friends praises. This all recipes like Kand-aloo Pakodas, rice-peanut pakoda, Cabbage Pakoda, peanut pakoda, methi pakoda are made by me for my kitty parties and also from my family members.