How to make Methi Pakora-SK Khazana -

Perfect snack to have with cups of hot tea when it is raining outside

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Fresh fenugreek leaves, Gram flour (besan) (बेसन)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Methi Pakora-SK Khazana

Methi Pakora-SK Khazana 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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Methi Pakora-SK Khazana Recipe

  • Fresh fenugreek leaves chopped 1 cup

  • Gram flour (besan) 1/2 cup

  • Yogurt 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander leves chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger-green chilli paste 1/2 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Baking soda a pinch

  • Sugar a pinch

  • Oil 1 tablespo to deep fry

  • Green chutney to serve

  • Tomato ketchup to serve


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 2

Take fenugreek leaves, yogurt, coriander leaves, ginger-green chilli paste, chilli powder, salt, turmeric powder, baking soda and sugar in a bowl and mix well.

Step 3

Add 1 tablespoon oil, gram flour and a little water and mix well to make a batter of dropping consistency.

Step 4

Drop in portions of the batter and deep-fry till golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5

Serve hot with green chutney and tomato ketchup.

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