20 Different Types of Pakoras

Types of Pakoras

1 Sanna Pakora

Sanna Pakora is a Sindhi style of pakora made of assorted vegetables chopped and mixed in besan batter. This dish is double fried in oil so that it is crispier. Sanna means small pakoras and they are made with chilies, onions, and gram flour.


2 Bajka Pakora

Bajka Pakora is a traditional dish of Bihar eaten usually on holi or any other festive season. Beans are mixed with water and are whisked into a smooth batter with spices like turmeric, chili powder, cumin seeds, garlic powder, and chopped coriander leaves. Vegetables with the batter are dropped in hot oil.


3 Kand Pakora

Kand Pakoras are made with crushed peanuts and purple yam. It’s a popular dish of Gujarat known as ratalu. This dish is very healthy and the tasty pakoras have lots of minerals, healing agents, Vitamin A, and Vitamin C. This pakora is served with tomato chutney, pudina chutney, and dhaniya chutney.


4 Dill Pakora

Dill Pakora is a famous pakora of Maharashtra and known as Dill or Shepu. This dish is gluten free and vegan and is healthily fried. Ingredients needed are Dill leaves, besan, rice flour, baking soda, ginger garlic, red chili powder, and turmeric. They are eaten with tea or coffee.


5 Chawal Pakora

Chawal Pakora is made with leftover rice; they are crispy and soft pakoras. Ingredients needed are rice, onion, chili, ginger, ajwain, cumin, coriander, turmeric, and water. This pakora is deep fried and served with green chutney or tomato chutney.


6 Chicken Pakora

Chicken Pakora is a crispy, delicious pakora with marinated chicken with spices and is deep fried in oil with batter-coated. Curry leaves or mint leaves or pudina are used to make it more flavorful and delicious; onions are also used to give flavor to the pakoras. Once the pakoras are fried, they are all re fried so that it becomes more crispier.


7 Egg Pakora

Egg Pakora is a north indian pakora recipe made with eggs, gram flour, meat masala, chili flakes, and dry mango powder. It is a delicious appetizer for egg lovers. Eggs are rich in protein, so they are healthy and tasty. Along with eggs, dry mango powder, chili flakes, ginger paste, garlic paste, meat masala, and lots more are used.


8 Mushroom Pakora

Mushroom Pakora is made with the goodness of bread crumbs, mushroom, corn starch, onion, and cheese. It has a lip-smacking and delightful taste that enhances the taste buds. These are served with or paired with chili sauce. Cheese cubes, mushroom, coriander leaves, and chili are the main ingredients.


9 Prawn Pakora

Prawn Pakora is a delicious seafood love. It is made with prawns, chick-pea flour, garlic paste, turmeric, red pepper, green chilies, and at the end deep-fry which is the heart of pakoras. These pakoras are served hot with chutney or ketchup.


10 Soyabean Pakora

Soyabean Pakora is healthy and tasty. They are super easy to make for a perfect evening snack. This pakora has crunchy texture outside with soft texture inside the pakora. It can be enjoyed with chutney or sauce.


11 Aloo Pakora

Aloo Pakora is tasty, yummy pakora enjoyed on rainy days. No rainy day is complete without these. This pakora is made with potatoes, gram flour, and lots of spices to make it super tasty. It is served as snacks or side dish. It is quickly made and is paired with chutney and ketchup.


12 Onion Pakora

Onion Pakora is a deep fried easily made pakoras. This is made with salt, chickpea flour, spices, and onion. It is a popular Indian street food; it is served with green chilies, green chutney, or sweet chutney.


13 Paneer Pakora

Paneer Pakora is famous among everyone, and is most loved. It is made with gram flour, cottage cheese, and spices. It is deeply fried to make the pakora crispier outside and inside it is kept soft. Paneer Pakora is served with chaat masala, coriander chutney, or sauce.


14 Palak Pakora

Palak Pakora is a popular snack specially made in winters. This pakora is made with fresh spinach leaves, besan, and lot of spices to make it yummy. Ingredients used are spinach, besan, thymol seeds, ginger, chili powder, and onion.


15 Pazham Pori

Pazham Pori is a popular Kerala pakora made with ripe bananas. Banana slices are fully coated into the flour batter are deep fried in oil. Ingredients needed are ripe banana, maida, rice flour, sugar, turmeric powder, and baking soda.  It is served hot with tea or coffee.


16 Cauliflower Pakora

Cauliflower Pakora is crunchy, delicious, and easy to make. Ingredients used are cauliflower, curry leaves, green chilies, garlic paste, ajwain, chili powder, and garam masala. It is served hot with masala chai or coffee.


17 Chana Dal Pakora

Chana Dal Pakora is a tasty, delicious, and soft pakora. Ingredients used are chana dal, fennel seeds, cumin seeds, garlic cloves, ginger, onion, and baking soda. This pakora is served hot best with green chutney, coconut chutney, or tomato ketchup.


18 Methi Pakora

Methi Pakora is a delicious evening snack for monsoon winter. It is prepared using gram flour, fenugreek leaves, salt, coriander leaves, chili, onions, refined oil, and turmeric. It is served hot with tamarind chutney, green chutney, and ginger tea.


19 Arbi Patta Pakora

Arabi Patta Pakora is crispy, spicy, and tasty pakora made with colocasia leaves. Ingredients used are colocasia leaves, fresh curd, tamarind pulp, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander leaves, and oil for deep frying. It is served hot with chutney.


20 Lauki Pakora

Lauki Pakora is lightly spiced with bottle gourd fritters in gram flour. Ingredients needed are lauki, onion, besan, turmeric, garam masala, and oil. It is served hot with coriander chutney, tomato sauce, mint chutney, or green chutney.