Pakoras - Gluten free Onion & Potato crispy fritters

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Jul. 03, 2016

Who doesnt love Pakoras? This is a popular snack in India at tea time, snack time or anytime. Pakoras are also known as Pakodas, Pakode and Bhajiyas in some parts of India and Bhajis if youre from England. A typical and traditional pakora that were going to make today is made very simply with a gram flour batter that Im going to dip onion and potato slices in, but you can get fancier with chillies, spinach, cauliflower, bread and chutney, chicken and seafood the varieties are endless! Theres a belief in India that when it pours, you should be cocooned indoors with a cup of hot tea and some crispy Pakoras or Bhajias.


Besan 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Water 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Black salt 1 Teaspoon
Chat masala 1 Teaspoon
Red chili powder To Taste
Cracked black pepper 1 Teaspoon
Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
Chopped green chili 1 Teaspoon
Chopped coriander 2 Tablespoon
Onion 1 , sliced
Potato 1 , sliced
Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For deep frying)



1.  Add water to the Gram flour a little at a time and stir to remove lumps

2.  Add a splash of Oil and all the spices, chilli and coriander

3.  Dip the onion and potato in the batter and deep fry Remove on a paper towel to drain 



4.  Serve with a dip of your choice.

Recipe Summary

Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 255Calories from Fat 119

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.5%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 76 mg3.17%

Total Carbohydrates 27 g9%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 7 g14%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet