Diwali Festival

Enjoy your Diwali evening with snacks like Veg Pakoda.

Veg Pakoda Recipe

Among the well-known Diwali snacks Veg Pakoda is very easy to prepare at home.

  • Onion-2
  • Greenchilli-2
  • Potato-1 big
  • Carrot-1
  • Curry leaves
  • Besan flour
  • Cumin seeds-a pinch
  • Salt -as needed
  • Red chilly powder-1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder-a pinch
  • Grate onion, potato &carrot into thin &even length.
  • Make a thick mixture with besan flour and water.
  • Add chili powder, salt turmeric &cumin seeds(crushed).mix well
  • Now add the grated vegetables & mix well.
  • Heat a pan with enough oil for deep frying (say 2 cups)
  • When the oil is really hot, put small amounts of the mixture into it &deep fry until light brown.(it make stick together so add little by little and try to separate &avoid sticking while putting each next one.)There will be little sticking on to each other, which is ok. Take from oil and allow draining oil by placing on a tissue paper.
  • Try with ketchup or pudina chutney