Wednesday, 3 May 2017

How to make Kuttu Ka Pakora | Fritters for fasting

Recipe of Kuttu Ka Pakora | Vrat Ke Pakore | Navratri Fritters Recipe

Kuttu ka Pakora are classic colorful delicious fritters which are coated with kuttu Ka atta (buckwheat flour) mixed with mash potatoes and flavored with Indian Spices. They are very addictive. They are crispy and packed with flavor. They are filling and easy to prepare. You can serve it with the chutneys or tomato ketchup. Kuttu ka pakoras can be make in jiffy.

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They are crispy and soft from outside and melt in the mouth texture.  In India these pakoras are called 'Navratri Special' pakoras which can be eaten in fasting days. They are called 'vrat ke pakode'. The pakora batter should be of medium consistency otherwise they can break or split while frying.

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Lets start with the recipe :

Recipe Type : Breakfast, snack
Cuisine : Indian

Preparation Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
10 minutes10 minutes20 minutes8-10 Pakodas 

Ingredients : 
  • 1 small bowl kuttu ka atta (Buckwheat Flour)
  • 4 medium size boil potatoes
  • 2 chopped green chilly
  • Salt according to taste/upwas ka namak/sendha namak
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon chaat masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper 
  • Oil for deep frying
Preparation :
  1. In a bowl, peel and mash potatoes.
  2. Add buckwheat flour(kuttu ka atta), green chilly and mix it with potatoes by adding water.
  3. Consistency should be medium (Not too thick and not too thin)
  4. Add salt, garam masala, chaat masala and pepper.
  5. Heat oil in a shallow pan for deep frying
  6. When it is hot, dip  batter and drop it in the oil with the spoon or hand
  7. Keep the flame medium, and let it cook from both the sides
  8. When it turns golden from both the sides, take them out on a tissue paper or oil absorbent paper 
  9. Serve hot with phalahari chutney, coconut chutney, Mint Chutneytamarind chutney or tomato ketchup. 


  1. These fritters must be delicious! I really like your recipe :-)

  2. I thought when you are fasting, you didn't eat those oily food? They look fingerlickingly delicious!

  3. great recipe! nothing satisfies quite like the crunch of a properly made fritter!


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