Peanut Pakoda

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Jul. 24, 2017

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.


Peanut 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) , roast
Besan 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) (Bengal gram flour)
Whole wheat flour 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (gehun ka atta)
Shredded spinach 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) (palak)
Warm oil 1 Tablespoon
Finely chopped green chillies 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Baking soda 1/4 Teaspoon
Chilli powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Garam masala 1/4 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Deep frying)



1.Combine all the ingredients along with approx. cup of water in a deep bowl and mix well.

2.Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, drop small spoonfuls of batter in the oil, few at a time, and deep-fry till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.


3.Serve immediately with green chutney and sweet chutney.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4