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Servings: 4 | Time To Prepare: 20 Minute

The most popular snack for all time. You will find in Calcutta street corner this popular item is freshly fried and people relishing while on evening walk.

s | Submitted By: Chitra Nag


  • 1, Cup Gram Flour (Besan)
  • 0.5, Tsp Turmeric powder
  • 0.5, Tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 5, tsp Ajwain (Tymol Seeds)
  • 1, Tsp or to taste Salt
  • 1,  Eggplant (Begun)
  • 15, Leaves Spinach
  • 1, Onion (Sliced)
  1. Take besan in a large bowl and add water gradually and mix till the batter is of a pouring consistency. Add salt, ajwain, red chili and turmeric powder and mix well. Beat the batter well with a spoon.
  2. Cut egg plant to thin slices. Cut onion into slices. Wash about 10 large spinach leaves.
  3. Heat half a cup of oil in a deep frying pan. Dip the egg plant slices, onion and spinach leaves in the batter and one by one deep fry these.
  4. Remove from pan keep on a paper towel to soak the oil. Serve hot with mint chutney or tomato sauce.


mitikasach (5/4/2002)….Make sure to mix the besan and water properly. The more you mix the better crispy and fluffy the pakoras turn out. I also used thinly sliced (round) potatoes to make the pakora.


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