Corn Potato Pakora

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This Indian fried snack recipe is a popular street snack, that goes particularly well with hot tea and rainy days!

Let's start cooking!

Spices added to large bowl with other ingredients

Step 1 - Mix pakora batter mixture

  • In a large bowl, mix potatoes, red onion, curry leaves, corn, garlic, green chili, curry powder, chili powder, fish stock powder, plain flour, cornstarch, eggs, 2 Tbsp water and ½ tsp salt until well combined.
Spoonful of pakora batter mixture in hot oil

Step 2 - Deep-fry pakora batter mixture

  • In a pot, heatup enough vegetable oil for deep-frying.

  • Gently spoon in 1 Tbsp pakora batter mixture into the hot oil and let it fry for 3 to 5 minutes, until golden brown and crisp.

  • Remove from oil and drain excess oil on a paper towel-lined plate.

  • Repeat until all batter is used up. Set aside.

Diced cucumber

Step 3 - Make raita

  • In a separate bowl, mix Greek yogurt, coriander, diced cucumber and lemon juice until well mixed.

  • Season to taste with salt if needed.

In some parts of South Africa, pakora is eaten as a snack during memorable occasions such as weddings and birth of a newborn child.

Plate and serve!

Corn potato pakora on a plate with corn and Greek yoghurt

Place deep-fried pakora onto serving plate or dish with raita and additional corn on the side. Serve hot.

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