Vegetable Pakora Recipe

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Ryan Rhodes Modified: March 22, 2022
Vegetable Pakora Recipe

How To Make Vegetable Pakora

Vegetable pakora is a traditional Indian fritter snack, loaded with tender veggie variations, to make up a crunchy and delectable treat to munch on!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • vegetable oil,for frying
  • 1cupgram flour,(besan)
  • 1tspground cumin
  • ½tspcayenne pepper
  • tspground turmeric
  • salt,to taste
  • water,or as needed
  • 2tbspcilantro,chopped
  • 2tbspfresh spinach,chopped
  • ½cuppotatoes,sliced
  • ½cupcauliflower florets
  • ½cupred onion,sliced lengthwise


  1. Heat oil in a wide skillet over medium heat.

  2. Combine the gram flour, cumin, cayenne pepper, turmeric, and salt in a bowl. Add 2 tablespoons of the hot oil and mix well.

  3. Add water, a little at a time, until a very thick batter forms. Stir in cilantro and spinach.

  4. Dip the potatoes and cauliflower in batter and add to the hot oil in batches without crowding. Turn and fry for 3 to 5 minutes until golden brown.

  5. Add the onions to the remaining batter all at once, then scoop the onion-batter into the oil and fry for 3 to 5 minutes until golden.

  6. Serve warm, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 127.40kcal
  • Fat: 2.83g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.28g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.19g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.92g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.58g
  • Fiber: 3.68g
  • Sugar: 3.79g
  • Protein: 6.17g
  • Sodium: 182.45mg
  • Calcium: 26.88mg
  • Potassium: 366.45mg
  • Iron: 1.82mg
  • Vitamin A: 11.56µg
  • Vitamin C: 12.23mg
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