Methi Pyaz Ke Pakode

Fresh fenugreek leaves and onions make an excellent combination. And when this combination is used to make crisp pakode it is absolute bliss. Easy on the palate, you can have them for an evening snack or even serve them with cocktails or mocktails.

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Methi Pyaz Ke Pakode

Main ingredients Fresh fenugreek leaves, Onions, Rice flour, Gram flour, Red chilli powder, Carom seeds, Oil
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks 
Prep time 15-20 minutes
Cook time 10-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Savoury
Level of cooking Easy
Others Veg



·         1½ cups chopped fresh fenugreek leaves (methi)

·         2 medium onions (pyaz)

·         Salt to taste

·         ½ tsp red chilli powder

·         ½ tsp cumin powder

·         1 tsp coriander powder

·         ¼ tsp turmeric powder

·         ¼ tsp carom seeds (ajwain)

·         2 tsps rice flour

·         ¾ cup gram flour (besan)

·         Oil for deep frying

·         Green chutney to serve




1.      Take fenugreek leaves in a large bowl, add salt and mix well. Set aside for 10-15 minutes.

2.      Finely chop onions.

3.      Squeeze excess water from the fenugreek leaves through a muslin cloth. Discard the water and put the leaves into a large bowl. Add onions, red chilli powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt, carom seeds, rice flour and gram flour and mix well.

4.      Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Gently slide in small portions of the mixture into the hot oil and deep fry till golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

5.      Arrange the pakode on a serving platter and serve hot with green chutney.