Shallow Fry Pakoras Less oil Pakora

Pakoras are everyones favorite but if you are health conscious or on less oil diet or does not like greasy food. You can still enjoy pakoras with less oil. Shallow fried pakoras with less oil and you can control the oil as you prefer. You can add vegetables of your choice like carrots, spinach, cauliflower.

Cauliflower potato sabzi

Shallow fried pakoras

Course Side Dish, snacks
Keyword less oil pakoras, pakoras, shallow fried pakoras
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes


  • 1 Cup Chopped onion
  • 1 Cup Besan ChickPea Flour
  • 1/4 Cup Chopped Cilantro
  • 1/4 Cup Grated coconut
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • Salt
  • 2-3 tbsp Oil


  • Chop Onions finely and cilantro very fine.
  • Mix together chopped onion, cilantro, garam masala, salt.
  • Add chickpea flour besan little by little.
  • Add water as needed. Consistency should be not too watery.
  • Take a pan and add oil. Medium heat.
  • Spread the batter on the pan small sizes and flatten them slightly with hands.
  • Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side.
  • Crispy from outside.


Variations: You can add vegetables of your choice like carrot, grated cauliflower, spinach, etc.
The consistency should be not too watery. 
This can be served as a side dish or tea time snacks.

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