How to make Royapetta Pakoras -

Brinjal and potato pakoras.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Brinjal (बैंगन)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Royapetta Pakoras

Royapetta Pakoras Recipe Card


Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Royapetta Pakoras Recipe

  • Potatoes 2 medium

  • Brinjal 1 medium

  • Aubergines/brinjals round 1 large


  • Gram flour (besan) 225 grams

  • Baking powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoons

  • Cumin powder 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Yogurt 2 tablespoons

  • Oil to deep fry


Step 1

To prepare batter, mix all the dry ingredients in a bowl. Slowly beat in the yogurt, then a cup of water to form a thick, smooth batter.

Step 2

Beat it well and allow to stand for at least half an hour. Peel and wash potatoes and onion. Cut into two-millimeter thick roundels. Wash and cut aubergine into two-millimeter thick slices.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Beat the batter lightly. Dip each roundel of vegetable in the batter to coat lightly and deep fry until golden brown. Drain onto an absorbent paper. Serve hot with coconut or mint chutney.

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