Aloo pakora (potato fritters)

Aloo Pakora is a popular Indian and Pakistan deep-fried evening time snack made with potatoes, spices, and gram flour.

Pakora is the Urdu term for fritters. Aloo is the English word for potatoes.

Pakora is deep-fried fritters make with different kinds of vegetables.

Basically prepared the batter potatoes are dipped and then dropped into hot oil to fry into crispy and golden.

Aloo pakora is one of the most popular Pakistan especially make for Iftar in Ramadan.

You can try my most favourite Snack,Crispy French Fries,Chana Chaat,Chicken zingy parcel

These are very commonly Pakora in most houses for an evening tea time snack is served with hot tea. In winter, the rainy seasons are the best times to enjoy the Pakora.

The best combination of hot Pakora with hot Tea.

I have used mustard oil to fry these pakoras. you can use any vegetable oil.

Pakora’s color has to be golden. not yellow.

Cooked soft melt in the mouth Pakora crispy from the outside and soft from inside, these potato pakora are Indian Gram Flour fritters. Which can be served with green chutney.

There are many kinds of pakoras that can be make like onion Pakora, palak Pakora, chicken Pakora.

Aloo pakora (potato fritters)

Aloo Pakora is a popular Indian and Pakistan deep-fried evening time snack made with potatoes, spices, and gram flour.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian, pakistan
Servings: 3

Ingredients

  • 1 Large Potato
  • 1 Cup Gram Flour (Besan)
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Red chili podwer
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 Pinch yellow food color
  • Water as needed
  • Oil for frying

Instructions

  • Wash and peel the potatoes slice it in to thin slice.
  • Take bowl,add gram flour,salt,turmeric powder,red chili powder,cumin powder,coriander powder,yellow food color and mix well.
  • Gradually add water,mix well until thick batter is formed.
  • Heat oil in a wok.once oil is hot,take one potato slice,dip into the batter.Make sure that potato slice is coated with the batter from all sides.
  • Fry all the aloo pakora this way till golden from both sides.
  • And remove them on paper lined plate.
  • Served with coriander and yogurt chutney.

Nutrition Facts

3 servings per container


  • Amount Per ServingCalories217
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 2.3g 4%
    • Saturated Fat 0.3g 2%
  • Sodium 416mg 18%
  • Potassium 798mg 23%
  • Total Carbohydrate 39.8g 14%
    • Dietary Fiber 6.2g 25%
    • Sugars 4.4g
  • Protein 9.5g 19%

  • Calcium 3%
  • Iron 16%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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