Dakor Na Gota

Crisp gram flour and fenugreek leaves pakoras, a speciality of Dakor, a village in Gujrat. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Dakor Na Gota
Main Ingredients Coarse gram flour (besan) , Fenugreek leaves (methi)
Cuisine Gujarati
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 6-10 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Dakor Na Gota

  • 2 cups Coarse gram flour (besan)
  • 1/4 cup Fenugreek leaves (methi) chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 6-8 Black peppercorns crushed
  • 1/2 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • a pinch Soda bicarbonate
  • to taste Salt


  1. Place gram flour and fenugreek leaves in a bowl. Add red chilli powder, sugar, coriander seeds, fennel seeds, black peppercorns, lemon juice, soda bicarbonate and salt.
  2. Mix one fourth cup of water with milk and add it to the gram flour mixture and whisk to make a thick batter.
  3. Allow the batter to stand for fifteen to twenty minutes. Heat oil in a kadai.
  4. Drop spoonfuls of batter and fry the pakoras on medium heat for five to seven minutes or until golden brown.
  5. Drain on absorbent paper and serve hot with green chutney or tamarind chutney.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1478
Carbohydrates 189.3
Protein 66.3
Fat 50.6