How to make Exotic Vegetable Pakora-SK Khazana -

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Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Medium tomato, Small green zucchini

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Exotic Vegetable Pakora-SK Khazana

Exotic Vegetable Pakora-SK Khazana Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Exotic Vegetable Pakora-SK Khazana Recipe

  • Medium tomato 1

  • Small green zucchini 1

  • Small yellow zucchini 1

  • Medium long brinjal 1

  • Gram flour (besan) 1 1/2 cups

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Roasted cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Baking soda 1/4 teaspoon

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Chaat masala to sprinkle

  • Tomato ketchup to serve


Step 1

Whisk together gram flour, turmeric powder, carom seeds, salt, cumin powder, chilli powder and sufficient water to a thick batter of coating consistency. Add baking soda and whisk again.

Step 2

Slice tomato, green and yellow zucchini and brinjal into thin roundels.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 4

Dip vegetables, one by one, in the batter and deep-fry in hot oil till golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5

Sprinkle some chaat masala on top and serve hot with tomato ketchup.

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