Thursday, August 11, 2011

Aloo Pakori


1. 1 cup chickpea flour (basan)
2. 1 tbsp cornstarch
3.  Pinch of soda bicarb
4. 1/2 tsp ajwain (Carom Seeds)
5. 1/2 tsp cumin powder
6. 1 tsp green chilli ginger paste (Preparation Method mentioned under the Dahi Vada)
7. Salt to taste
8. 2 potatoes
9. Oil for frying


  • Wash,peel and cut potatoes into thin slices.Put them in hot salted water for 15 minutes to soften. Drain the water and let them cool.
  • Sieve basan and corn starch together .Add all the ingredients, except oil and mix well
  • Add enough water to make thin batter
  • Heat oil in large frying pan .Dip potato slices one by one in batter.
  • Deep fry the pakoris in hot oil and fry them till golden brown. The pakoris should be turned during frying.
  • Serve with chutney or chilli garlic sauce

Variation - Instead of potatoes small whole spinach leaves,grape leaves,eggplant slices ,cheese slices and strips of bread slices can be used. 

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