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mix pakora



Mix Pakora is a popular Indian snack often enjoyed in the monsoon or winter season. It consists of various vegetables dipped in a flavored gram flour batter and deep-fried till crisp. It can include a mix of different vegetables like potato, onion, cauliflower, spinach, and even chillies - hence the name 'Mix Pakora'. They are also often served at Indian festivities and gatherings. They are typically served hot alongside a chutney or ketchup for dipping.

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gram flour (besan)

1 cup

Chopped mixed vegetables (potato, onion, cauliflower, spinach, chillies etc.)

tsp turmeric powder


tsp red chili powder


tsp cumin seeds


soda bicarbonate

A pinch

Salt to taste

Water (as required for making batter)

Oil for frying



Step 1:

In a bowl, mix together the gram flour, turmeric powder, red chili powder, cumin seeds, soda bicarbonate, and salt.

Step 2:

Gradually add water to make a smooth batter that coats the vegetables.

Step 3:

Heat oil in a deep pan.

Step 4:

Dip the mixed chopped vegetables in the batter and gently drop them into the hot oil.

Step 5:

Fry until they turn golden brown and crispy.

Step 6:

Drain on a paper towel to remove excess oil.

Step 7:

Serve hot with chutney or ketchup.

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