Sana Pakora

Sana Pakora by Kamla Thadani


1. Besan – 1 cup
2. Atta – 1 Tablespoon
3. Onion – 1, large, chopped fine
4. Spinach Leaves – 5, large
5. Methi Leaves – 1 Tablespoon
6. Zeera Powder – 1/2 Teaspoon
7. Green Chilli – to taste, finely chopped
8. Anardana – 3/4 Teaspoon
9. Coriander Seeds – 3/4 Teaspoon
10. Salt – to taste
11. Baking Soda – 1 pinch
12. Oil – for deep frying


Mix all the ingredients with water and beat well to form a smooth batter. Heat oil in a karahi. Make fist sized pakoras and deep fry them on medium heat a few at a time. They should not be browned too much. Remove from heat and cool the pakoras. They can also be frozen for future use. Slice each pakora into ½ inch slice. Deep fry them just before serving. These can be served as a snack, starter or part of the main meal

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