Gobhi ke Pichke Pakore

Tasty fried marinated cauliflower fritters made with gram flour and a blend of spices. Enjoy the taste of these crispy and yummy gobhi ke pakore with a cup of hot masala chai. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Gobhi ke Pichke Pakore

Main Ingredients Cauliflower florets, Dried mango powder
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Gobhi ke Pichke Pakore

  • 200 grams Cauliflower florets
  • 1 teaspoon Dried mango powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 1/2 cups Gram flour
  • 1/2 cup Rice flour
  • 1 teaspoon Carom seeds
  • to deep fry Oil


  1. Take cauliflower florets in a bowl, add dried mango powder, red chilli powder, ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder, lemon juice and salt and mix well.
  2. To make the batter take gram flour in another bowl, add rice flour, remaining turmeric powder, salt, carom seeds and sufficient water and whisk into a thick and smooth batter. Rest the batter for 15 minutes.
  3. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Dip each floret in the batter, slide into hot oil and deep-fry till half done. Drain on absorbent paper.
  4. Allow to cool for a few minutes. Press each pakoda with the back of a katori till flattened.
  5. Heat oil again, slide in the flattened pakode and deep-fry again till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  6. Arrange them on a serving platter and serve hot with tomato ketchup.