potato pakora

potato pakora

Potato Pakora/ Aloo Pakoda/ Masala Potato Fritters

An excellent Indian snack and it’s perfect for all occasions. One of the  most famous deep fried Indian snacks and potato pakora can also be served as an appetizer


  • Potato -400 gms
  • Oil for frying
  • Gram flour – 100 gms
  • Chilly powder – 1 Tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1 Tsp
  • Baking soda – one pinch
  • Water -50 ml
  • Cilantro – 1Tbsp
  • Salt to taste


  1. Peel and cut the potatoes lengthwise as shown in picture.
  2. Next step is to make a batter.
  3. Take gram flour in a bowl, add chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt. Mix well.
  4. Add water into the gram flour little at a time whisking continuously to make sure there are no lumps formed.
  5. Add salt, chopped cilantro and a pinch of baking soda and set aside for 5 minutes.
  6. Add the cut potatoes into the batter and mix well.
  7. Heat oil in a frying pan.
  8. Once the oil is hot, spoon out the potatoes into the hot oil using a spoon.
  9. When the first side is cooked, flip over and cook the other side as well.
  10. Serve hot with chutney of your choice.


Bone Appetite & Happy Cooking!














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