chinese pakoda

Crispy Chinese Pakoda Recipe

Chinese Pakora’s are crispy, spiced vegetable fritters. It has a great mix of green vegetables, spices, and sauces. When you eat the street bought Chinese fritters, don’t they always look drool-worthy, due to their color and texture and taste.

So the street vendors add food color to bring in that fiery red hue. And if you are Chinese cuisine fan, you must be aware of the ingredient Ajinomoto, it is used in almost all Chinese preparation in India and abroad. However, the use of Ajinomoto is critiqued by many but some do consider it harmless and is called flavor enhancer.

But to cut the story short if you are not a fan of the famous Chinese salt well I have a recipe for amazing Chinese Fritter without the use of color or Ajinomoto! YASS.

You will be amazed to see how a veggie can lend a beautiful color to these fritters. It is healthy yet it’s flavor is to die for!

If you feeling hungry well save that craving and get in the kitchen to make some authentic street style Chinese fritters.

Chinese Pakoda Recipe and Text Recipe Below

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Chinese Pakoda Recipe

Servings 3
Calories 222kcal
Author Siddhi Panchal


  • Cup Cabbage Finely Chopped
  • 1 Cup Spring Onion Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Carrot Grated
  • 1/3 Cup Beetroot Crushed
  • 1/2 Cup Cornflour
  • 1/2 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • 2-3 Green chilli Crushed
  • 1 Tbsp Ginger garlic Finely Chopped or Paste
  • 1 Tbsp Red Chili Sauce
  • 1 Tsp Vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Green Chilli Sauce
  • Salt to Taste


  • In a larger mixing bowl, add finely chopped cabbage, grated carrots, chopped green onion, crushed beetroot, red chili sauce, green chilies, ginger garlic paste, green chili sauce, say sauce, vinegar, salt to taste and then mix all ingredients well.
  • Next add corn flour, all purpose flour, and mix until it forms a gooey batter. The flour will absorb all the moisture so you don’t have to add water to it. If the batter is sticky add all purpose flour according to make the right consistency.
  • In a kadhai heat oil well to fry the fritters.
  • Now pour in uneven medium size balls of batter into the oil using your hand.
  • Fry Pakora on a medium flame and till golden brown from all sides.
  • Once ready take them out on a kitchen towel lined plate and serve.


Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 869mg | Potassium: 317mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 3931IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 2mg
Nutrition Facts
Chinese Pakoda Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 222 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 869mg38%
Potassium 317mg9%
Carbohydrates 49g16%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 3931IU79%
Vitamin C 25mg30%
Calcium 45mg5%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

The best companies for these hot Chinese fritters are handmade green chutney and ketchup. Do let me know how the experience was with the recipe.

Happy Cooking!

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One Comment

  1. 5 stars
    Thanks for sharing this recipe!! I have a bag too sitting here…and seems calling to be made into pakoras!

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