How to make Garlicky Mushroom Pakoras -

Mushrooms dipped in spicy garlicky batter and deep fried

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Garlic (लहसुन), Button Mushrooms (बटन मशरूम)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Garlicky Mushroom Pakoras

Garlicky Mushroom Pakoras Recipe Card


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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Garlicky Mushroom Pakoras Recipe

  • Garlic crushed 2 cloves

  • Button Mushrooms trimmed 24

  • Gram flour (besan) 1 1/2 cups

  • Salt 1/2 teaspoon

  • Baking powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 small

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Lemon wedges for garnishing

  • Fresh coriander sprigs for garnishing


Step 1

Combine gram flour, salt, baking powder, cumin seeds and red chilli powder in a bowl. Mix well, gradually stir in one cup water and whisk to form a smooth batter. Add garlic and onion and mix well. Set aside for ten minutes.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Dip the mushrooms in the batter and slide into the oil and deep fry on medium heat till golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot garnished with lemon wedges and coriander sprigs.

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