kaddu pakora recipe, pumpkin fritters recipe, kaddu ke pakode recipe
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kaddu pakora

kaddu pakora or pumpkin fritters made for fasting or religious vrat.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: snacks
Cuisine: indian
Servings: 2 to 3
Author: Dassana Amit


  • ¾ cup finely chopped pumpkin (kaddu or petha)
  • ¾ cup chopped boiled potato OR 1 medium sized potato (aloo)
  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder (jeera powder)
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder (kali mirch powder)
  • 1 green chilli, chopped (hari mirch)
  • ½ cup singhare ka atta (water chestnut flour)
  • ¾ cup amaranth flour (rajgira ke atta)
  • sendha namak or sock salt as required
  • water as required
  • oil as required


making kaddu pakora batter

  • chop kaddu or pumpkin finely.
  • also mash the boiled potatoes. take both of them in a mixing bowl.
  • add the other the ingredients - singhare ka atta (water chestnut flour), rajgire ka atta (amaranth flour), green chilies and rock salt.
  • add water as required and make a thick batter for making pakoras. season with some cumin powder and black pepper powder.

frying kaddu pakora

  • in a non-stick kadai or pan, heat oil.
  • when the oil is sufficiently hot then drop spoonful of the batter and fry the kaddu pakoras till they become crisp and golden.
  • drain kaddu pakoras on paper napkins to remove extra oil.
  • serve kaddu pakoras with yogurt which has been sweetened with sugar.