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Methi Pakoda Recipe(Pakora), Methi Bhajiya

Healthy fritters recipe made using chopped methi leaves and besan.
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Snacks
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3
Calories 260 kcal


  • 3 medium size bunches of fenugreek leaves/methi leaves
  • 1 medium size onion finely sliced(not large size)
  • 6 tablespoon besan/chick pea flour
  • 1 teaspoon rice flour
  • salt - to taste
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ¼ teaspoon roasted coriander seeds powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ajwain carom seeds
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • a pinch of baking soda

Other ingredients:

  • oil for deep frying


  • Wash methi leaves and add them into a bowl.
  • Into it, add finely sliced onion.
  • Into it add chick pea flour and rice flour.
  • Add salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander seeds powder, carom seeds, pinch of baking soda.
  • Add oil and mix all the ingredients well.
  • Washed methi leaves already leaves its water and therefore, batter can be mixed easily.
  • If required just sprinkle few drops of water and mix the batter.
  • The batter should be thick.
  • Heat oil in a wok for deep frying.
  • Take a portion of the batter in your fingers, press or flatten the batter with fingers and drop in oil.
  • Similarly drop the rest of the pakodas batter into the oil.
  • Deep fry the methi pakodas on low flame until they turn golden color on all sides.
  • Take them out.
  • Serve hot with chutney, dips or ketchup!!!


Nutrition Facts
Methi Pakoda Recipe(Pakora), Methi Bhajiya
Amount Per Serving
Calories 260
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.