Recipe for Vegetable Pakora or Mixed vegetable Fritters:
Have you ever ate a pakora? If you not, you’re missing out. This vegetable pakora recipe can be your fresh start for pakora making. They are super crispy and spiky and a mishmash type of shapes, also very easy to make. Pakoras are one of my top favorite snacks of all time. But I think not only mine, everyone loves to eat this snack. While I was making this, I felt if I can mix some vegetables with basic pakora and combine some variations in this pakora recipe, then I can get more nutrition from this mix pakora as well as make this veg pakora more tastier and delicious. So here I am with the recipe for Vegetable Pakora.
Sometimes we fall into trouble because of sudden unannounced guests come into our house while we don’t have ready food for them. But we would like to give them something special that they would like also which is very easy to cook and take only a few minutes to make. Mixed Vegetable Pakora Recipe is an ideal snack for that unprepared time.
And guess what? Making of this crispy golden-brown Vegetable Pakora snack is SO easy. This can be quick evening snacks, our tea-time starter, for our children tiffin. If you’re not full vegan then you can add egg here. If you’are making this for 4 to 5 people then you can use 1 egg. But if you’re making for more then 5 people, I suggest you use 2 eggs in this fried recipe. The more people you’re making for the more egg you should add here.
Vegetables that I added here:
These days there are so many varieties in the recipe for vegetable pakora. Depending on what type of veg you like, pakora’s test also will differ on that. I was experimenting on this and narrowed down to some vegetables and ingredients which I find the best and easy combo to make this recipe more delicious.
Here I have used Cabbage, Potatoes, Carrots, French beans, Spinach, Capsicum, Coriander leaves, Spring onion as vegetables. OF COURSE, you can add any type of veggies you want.
Also, I added few pinches of raw peanuts paste in this recipe because I find it smells good as well as increase the tests of the fritters. You can add this if you have extra time or you can skip if you don’t want.
Health benefits of Cabbage:
Cabbage is considered a vital source of Vitamin C. It contains 54% of Vitamin C of it RDI. It has 22 calories. This also has little amounts of appendage micronutrients, including vitamin A, iron, riboflavin and powerful antioxidants.
Health benefits of Potatoes:
These are a good source of vitamins and minerals. Iron, phosphorous, calcium, magnesium and zinc in potatoes all help the body to build and maintain bone structure and strength. It contains low protein, ranging from 1-1.5% when it fresh and 8-9% when dry.
Health benefits of Carrots:
One of the great source of provide vitamin A and a host of other impressive health benefits including beautiful skin, cancer prevention and anti-aging. Carrots are also a good source of several B-vitamins, vitamin K and potassium and contain very little fat and protein.
Health benefits of Green beans:
Green beans are a good source of protein, vitamins and minerals but it has no cholesterol. The health benefits of green beans is it helps to reduce the risk of heart diseases and colon cancer, as well as controlled diabetes.
Health benefits of Spinach:
Very good for eyesight. It contains antioxidant which has been shown to lower glucose levels and prevent oxidative stress-induced changes in patients with diabetes and suppress the exaggeration of human cancer cells.
Health benefits of Coriander leaves:
Coriander leaves has antibiotics which helps to overcome digestive problem.It contains antioxidants which deeply beneficial for eradicating cancer.
Health benefits of Spring onion:
These are good for cardiovascular health. They reduce the oxidation of cholesterol, lowers the risk of coronary heart disease and blood sugar level. It supports against gastrointestinal problems.
Yes, there are lots of health benefits to those vegetables above. You can get more then that if you want to add more vegetables. And surely they will enhance the taste. But those vegetables are the minimum mixes but best and easy combo to make this vegetable pakora.
And, now after a long healthy talking let’s start exploring the recipe for vegetable pakora.
Recipe for Vegetable Pakora – How to make mixed vegetable pakora or mixed vegetable fritters:
Best recipe for vegetable pakora. This mixed vegetable pakora is great for quick evening snacks, unannounced guests, perfect for a rainy day and even more delicious with a cup of hot tea. It takes minutes to cook. Enjoy this dish immediately after preparation with our favorite tomato sauce.
- 1/2 cup Cabbage finely chopped
- 1/2 cup Potatoes julienne cut
- 1/3 cup Carrots julienne cut
- 1/4 cup Green beans finely chopped
- 1 bunch Spinach finely chopped
- 1 Capsicum finely chopped
- 2 bunches Coriander leaves finely chopped
- 1/2 cup Spring onion finely chopped
- 1.1/2 pinch Raw peanuts paste (optional)
- 2 Egg
- 3 Green chilies chopped
- 1/2 tsp Chilli powder
- 1 cup Besan / Gram flour
- 1/4 tbsp Turmeric powder (optional)
- 2/3 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
- 1 tsp Garam masala powder
- 2 tbsp Rice flour
- Salt - to taste
- Oil for deep frying
- Water as require
In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients, except the water and mix them well.
Add water little by little to make a thick batter (slightly thicker than pancake batter). Beat the batter until fluffy.
Heat oil in a frying pan and reduce to medium. Take one tablespoon of batter and drop them gently and slowly one by one into the oil. Fry them until they turn golden brown in color. If the spoon size is round that will better for round pakora shape.
Take out the fried Pakoras from the pan, drain on absorbent paper towels.
If you are a vegetarian you can skip adding eggs here. Also if you have a chicken dish ready for that day, you can add 3/4 cup chopped cooked chicken meat here. These two more steps will help to increase the teste of vegetable pakora.
Now your Mixed Vegetable Pakora is ready. Serve this pakora dish immediately after preparation as a tea-time starter / quick evening snacks/ children’s’ tiffin with our favorite tomato sauce.
If you like this recipe, please share with your friends and family. Want to browse all of my recipe posts? Click here. Follow my Facebook Page, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ on Recipe splash and Subscribe our Newsletter for all delicious recipes updates. As always, I will really appreciate you for stopping by.
Please feel free to share in the comment below about your experience of making this fried pakora recipe also share how do you make mix veg pakora in your own kitchen. I hope you enjoy all the delicious and healthy recipes I have here!! Bring Homemade dishes into your life.
Check out our Health Tips and Cooking Tips in here to make your cooking style easier.
Health Benefit Sources:
https://www.healthline.com/, https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/, https://www.care2.com/, https://www.organicfacts.net/, https://drhealthbenefits.com/, https://herbalremedies.knoji.com, https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/