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Cabbage Pakoda Recipe, How To Make Cabbage Pakora | Cabbage Fritters

A simple pakoda recipe made using shredded cabbage and deep fried...
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Indian Snacks
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 3 -4
Calories 300 kcal


  • 2 medium size bowls of shredded cabbage
  • 1 medium size onion very finely sliced or shredded
  • 1 teaspoon rice flour
  • 6 tablespoon besan/chickpea flour
  • salt - to taste
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder/haldi
  • ¼ teaspoon dhania powder/roasted coriander seeds powder
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • cooking soda - a pinch
  • ½ teaspoon ajwain/carom seeds
  • 1 tablespoon water appox... to knead the pakoda batter

other ingredients:

  • oil for deep frying


  • Firstly, in a mixing bowl, add the shredded cabbage, add the shredded onions, rice flour, chick pea flour/besan.
  • Into it add salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, roasted coriander seeds powder, cooking soda.
  • Also add carom seeds/ajwain, 1 teaspoon oil and knead the mixture well with hands.
  • Add or sprinkle few drops of water and knead well.
  • Heat oil in a wok for deep frying.
  • Take a portion of the cabbage pakoda batter with the help of fingers, press and flatten a bit and drop them in oil one by one.
  • Deep fry them until golden brown on all sides.
  • Take the fried pakodas out.
  • Serve them on a tissue paper.
  • Serve them hot with tea or chutney!!!


1. Never add too much of water into the pakoda batter.
2.Always sprinkle water in the form of drops and knead.
3.Adding water in more quantity spoils the texture of the pakodas.
4.Adding rice flour gives crispy touch to the pakoda.


Nutrition Facts
Cabbage Pakoda Recipe, How To Make Cabbage Pakora | Cabbage Fritters
Amount Per Serving
Calories 300
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.