Baingan Pakoda Recipe, How to make Baingan Pakoda Recipe
Recipe type: Side, vegan
RecipeCuisine: Indian
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Serves: 3-4
Easy Baingan Pakoda recipe a tempting finger food snack. The exterior is crunchy and interior is soft and pillowy with a twist of fennel seed in them.
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 2 cups oil + 1tbsp oil more to add in the batter
  • 1.5 cup gram-flour sifted
  • ½ cup rice flour (sifted)
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • ¼th tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp fennel seed
  • 1 tsp amchur powder
  • water as required
  • salt as required
  • 1 tsp cooking soda (optional)
Marination :
  • 1 large brinjal chopped into thin round
  • 1 tbsp red chili powder
  • ½ tbsp turmeric powder
  • salt as required
How to make the recipe?
  1. Combine all spice powder for marination. Rub them to the sliced brinjal and place aside for 10-15 mins.
  2. Mix all the ingredients into a mixing bowl.
  3. Add water and salt as required. Give a nice whisk until all are smooth and lump free.
  4. The paste should be nor to thick nor too thin. Add 1 tbsp oil and combine nicely.
  5. Heat oil in the pan.
  6. Keep the batter ready.
  7. Now dip one sliced round of brinjal. Coat from all sides and remove excess if any.
  8. Fry until golden brown from both sides.
  9. Place on absorbent napkin.
  10. Serve the baingan pakoras hot with spicy or sweet chutney. Also you could serve with sauce.
1. Ensure the oil is hot before frying the pakodas. Reduce the heat to medium while frying or they might not fry evenly.
2. You could alter spices as required.
3. Similar fashion you could fry other veggies like potato, pumpkin etc.
4. If you add a little oil to the batter it absorbs lesser oil for frying.
5. If you wish you could also shallow fry instead of deep frying.
Recipe by Flavors of Mumbai at