Kaddu Pakora - How To Make Pumpkin Pakora - Pumpkin Fritters

Serving 2 people

25 min


  • baking soda 2 pinches of Baking Soda
  • besan flour 1/2 cup Chickpea Flour / Besan
  • carom seeds 1/2 tsp Carom Seeds
  • chilli powder 1 tsp Chilli Powder or as needed
  • garam masala 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • rajma masala 1/2 tsp Chaat Masala for sprinkling on the pakoras
  • hing A pinch of Hing
  • oil Oil for deep frying
  • pumpkin 1 heaping cup Grated Pumpkin
  • rice flour 1/4 cup Rice Flour
  • salt Salt to taste
  • turmeric powder 1/8 tsp Turmeric Powder
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How to make it

  1. Combine the grated pumpkin, rice flour, besan, garam masala, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric, hing, baking soda and carom seeds in a mixing bowl.
  2. Mix until well combined.Sprinkle little water and mix well to form a thick batter.The batter should be thick.
  3. Heat oil in a pan for deep frying the pakoras.Take a small portion of the batter and slowly drop it in hot oil.Deep fry them till they become golden brown.
  4. Drain them on paper napkins.Sprinkle some chaat masala on the pakoras.
  5. Serve hot with coriander mint chutney or tomato ketchup along with coffee or adrak chai.