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Instant snack: How to make crispy Noodles Pakora

Indians swear as much by their pakoras as by the noodles. So making a noodles pakora is not a bad idea.

Written by Nisha Madhulika | Noida | Published:September 1, 2014 11:48 am
pakora-main Indians swear as much by their pakoras as by the noodles. (Source: nishamadhulika.com)

Indians swear as much by their pakoras as by the noodles. So making a noodles pakora is not a bad idea. It’s fun to make and fun to eat.

Here goes the recipe


1 chup Gram flour
2 tbsp Corn flour
1 cup boiled noodles
2 finely chopped Mushroom
½ cup finely chopped cabbage
1-2 finely chopped Green chilly
1 inch piece thinly chopped Ginger
2 tbsp finely chopped Green coriander
Salt as per taste
¼ tsp Red chilly powder
Oil for frying

Take gram flour and corn flour in a large bowl.

Stir till there’s any lump left.

Keep adding a little bit of water till the mixture has a thin consistency.

Whisk the batter for 4-5 minutes so that it becomes soft.

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Add salt, red chilly powder, green chilly, ginger, chopped mushrooms, cabbage and noodles in the batter and mix all ingredients well.

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Heat some oil in a pan. Take a drop from the mixture and put it in oil to check if the oil is ready for frying.

Place 4-5 pakoras or as many as possible at one time in the pan.

Deep fry until they turn golden brown in color from both sides.

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Take out pakorass in a plate with absorbent paper. Likewise fry all noodles pakoras.

Steaming hot and crispy noodles pakoras are ready. Serve with tomato sauce or green coriander chutney and enjoy eating.

Take enough water in any utensil so that noodles get drenched fully. When water starts boiling add 1 tsp oil and noodles into it. Once noodles become tender, drain the excess water with help of a sieve and pour some cold water.

For making pakoras crispy we have added corn flour into gram flour, but 1 pinch baking soda can also be used instead of corn flour.

A homemaker in Noida, and passionate about cooking, Nisha Madhulika at 54 started http://www.nishamadhulika.com in 2007. She started her YouTube channel in mid 2011. She is known for making recipes with easily available ingredients. She has posted more than 1100 videos on her channel so far. She is one of the most popular chefs online and was recently featured in YouTube Top Chefs coffee table book.