Aloo Pakora | Potato Gram Flour Fritters

Aloo Pakora is a popular Indian snack, it is a quick snack made with sliced potatoes dipped in gram flour batter and then deep fried. It is a perfect snack for tea time and especially on a rainy day. Enjoy them with Green Chutney or Tamarind Chutney.

Also try: Bread Pakora, Aloo Chaat or Bread Rolls.

Course: Snacks

Cuisine: Indian

Time: Preparation – 10 mins, Cooking – 20 mins, Total – 30 mins.

Servings: 2


  1. Potato – 1 large or 2 medium (cut into round thin slices)
  2. Gram Flour – 1 cup
  3. Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp
  4. Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp
  5. Garam Masala Powder – 1/2 tsp
  6. Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
  7. Water – 1/2 cup
  8. Oil for deep-frying
  9. Salt to taste.

PS: 1 Cup = 250 ML

How to Aloo Pakoras:

  1. Take a bowl and add gram flour, cumin powder, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, coriander powder and salt. Mix
  2. Add 1/4 cup water and whisk to make a smooth batter, add another 1/8 cup water or more to get a medium consistency
  3. Meanwhile heat oil in a kadai or a pan
  4. Take a slice of potato and dip it in the batter, cover it properly in the batter and then drop it in the hot oil. Deep fry until golden, drain on a kitchen paper towel and similarly do the rest
  5. Your Aloo Pakoras are ready, serve hot with Green Chutney, Imli Chutney or ketchup along with tea or coffee.


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