Aloo Pakora - Aloo Bhaji - Potato Pakoda

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Aug. 18, 2017

Monsoon is simply incomplete without Aloo Pakora! Potato slices, coated with a spicy batter and deep-fried, these pakoras give you everything your palate will ask for on a cool and rainy day a dash of spice, lots of crunch and loads of fun. The best part is that it is quite easy to make, no rocket science really. Heres how to make this scrumptious treat.


Potato slices 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Besan 1 Cup (16 tbs) ((Bengal gram flour))
Rice flour 2 Tablespoon
Chilli powder 1 Teaspoon
Turmeric powder 1/8 Teaspoon ((Haldi))
Asafoetida 1/4 Teaspoon ((hing))
Carom seeds 1/2 Teaspoon ((ajwain))
Coriander 1 Tablespoon , finely chopped ((dhania))
Warm oil 1 Tablespoon
Baking soda 1 Pinch
Salt To Taste
Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) ((For deep frying))
Chaat masala 1 Teaspoon ((to sprinkle))



1.Combine the besan, rice flour, chilli powder, turmeric powder, asafoetida, carom seeds, coriander, warm oil, baking soda, salt and approx. cup of water in a deep bowl and mix well using a whisk till smooth.

2.Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai, dip a few potato slices in the prepared batter and drop it in hot oil. Deep-fry on a medium flame, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.

3.Place the deep-fried aloo pakora on a serving plate. Sprinkle chaat masala evenly over it.


4. Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 3