How to make Olive ke Pakode - Stuffed olives dipped in refined flour batter, rolled in breadcrumbs and air-fried.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Green Olives (हरे ऑलिव/जैतून), Refined Flour

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Olive ke Pakode Recipe Card

Olive ke Pakode

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 : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Olive ke Pakode Recipe

  • Green Olives pitted 16-18 large

  • Refined Flour 1 cup

  • Garlic cloves 7-8

  • Processed cheese 25 grams

  • Green chillies 5-6

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Breadcrumbs 1 cup

  • Extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Cut garlic into thin strips. Cut cheese into thin strips and halve them. Roughly chop green chillies.

Step 2

Stuff olives with garlic strips, cheese strips and green chillies.

Step 3

Put refined flour in a bowl, add salt and crushed peppercorns and mix well. Add ¼ cup water and mix to make a smooth batter.

Step 4

Put breadcrumbs in another bowl, add extra-virgin olive oil and mix well.

Step 5

Dip the olives in the batter and coat them in breadcrumbs.

Step 6

Place the prepared olives pakode in an air fryer basket and fry at 200º C for 7-8 minutes.

Step 7

Halve one of the fried pakoda and arrange with the other pakode on a serving plate and serve hot.