Kuttu Ke Pakore Recipe


  • 1.5 cup Kuttu ka atta (buckwheat flour)
  • cup finely cut Coriander leaves
  • tbsp Black Pepper powder
  • Oil for frying
  • 2 Green Chillis
  • 2 tbsp Peanuts
  • 5 medium Potatoes
  • tsp Sendha Namak (rock salt) or to taste


  1. Boil potatoes, peel and mash them well. In a large bowl add the buckwheat flour and mix in the boiled mashed potatoes.
  2. Roast peanuts in a small pan till crisp and browned, remove and keep aside.
  3. Combine the flour, rock salt, chopped green chilli, pepper and coriander in round dish and mix well. Mix in water and make a smooth batter.
  4. Heat up enough ghee or oil for deep-frying in a kadhai or wok over moderate heat.
  5. shape small balls from your hands or with a help of a 1 tablespoon, drop the batter in hot oil.
  6. Fry till the pakoras are golden and crisp.
  7. Drain the kuttu pakoras on paper napkins to remove excess oil.
  8. Serve kuttu pakoras hot with phalahari chutney or homemade tomato sauce.

Tip: Add a pinch of salt to the oil while frying pakodas or koftas and you will use up less oil.

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