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Green Tomato Pakoda - Green Tomato Pakora Recipe

Green Tomato Pakoda - Green Tomato Pakora is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 28 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 8
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 4 - medium size green tomatoes, cut into roundels (5 - 6 thin roundels from each tomato)
  • For the batter :
  • 1 cup or 200 g - gram flour ( besan), sieved
  • 2 tsp - Rice flour
  • 1 tsp - salt (or to taste)
  • 1.25 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Hing ( asafetida )
  • 1/2 cup to 3/4 cup - water for mixing depending upon the texture of the gram flour
  • How to Make Green Tomato Pakoda - Green Tomato Pakora:

    1. To prepare batter :
    2. In a wide bowl, mix sieved gram flour, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and hing. Add water (1/2 to 3/4 cup) and make a batter of pouring consistency (like bajji batter / pakoda batter). Keep aside for 15 minutes.
    3. Final stage of Deep Frying:
    4. Heat oil in a frying pan. Reduce the heat to medium.
    5. Dip each tomato slices in besan batter and Deep Fried in hot oil, on a medium heat (4-5 tomato slices at a time - depending on the size of the kadai), till golden colour on both the sides.
    6. Drain and place on a kitchen paper, to absorb excess oil and serve hot with tea / coffee or with tomato ketchup .
    7. Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World


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