Dec 16, 2012

Cabbage Pakora - Quick Evening Snacks

If i want some quick sidedish when i have no time to make anything for lunch or when i feel like eating something hot on a rainy day or a cold day, then pakoras are the answers. I make it with a whole lot of different stuffs..You can checkout the array of pakoras in my blog here..

Specially i love onions pakoras, that is my favorite one. I also love cabbage pakoras because they taste somewhat like onion pakoras. So hope you will give it a try and let me know what you think.

Preparation Time : 15 mins
Cooking Time : 1 to 2 mins for one batch
Serves - 4 to 5


Cabbage - 3 cups sliced thinly
Green chilli - 1 chopped finely
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tblspn
Cumin seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Fennel Seeds / Sombu / Saunf - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Chilli powder - 1 tsp or to taste
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Gram Flour - 8 tblspn
Rice flour - 4 tblspn
Baking Soda - 1 tsp
Water as needed
Oil for deep frying


Take a bowl add all the ingredients from cabbage to turmeric powder.Mix well with your hands till they are combined.

Add in gram flour and rice flour in it.

Mix well with your hands. Add few splashes of water if needed.

Heat oil for deep frying.

When the oil is hot. drop few spoonful of the batter over the oil. Don't crowd the oil too much.

Cook them on both sides till they are golden.

Drain them on a paper towel.

Serve with ketchup.


You will need, Some sliced cabbage, green chilli, ginger garlic paste.
chilli & turneric powder, cumin, salt,
fennel, gram flour and rice flour...You also need some baking soda..
Take sliced cabbage in a bowl
add green chillies to it
add in cumin seeds and salt
add some fennel seeds
add chilli and turneric powder
add a good amount of ginger garlic paste
give everything a good mix
add both the flours
add some baking soda
give a good mix
heat oil
drop small portion of the pakora
fry till golden brown
drain in a paper towel


  1. One of my fav evening snacks too!!! Looks crunchy dear :)

  2. Looks so yum...I love the cabbage flavour...

  3. Wow, I have to try this immediately. My husband pretty much hates cabbage, but loves deep fries. I wonder if this pakora could convince him to give the cabbage some love :)

  4. I tried this today and it has turned out simply delicious. Im so glad aarthi tht I can finally find some place where all the ingredients are listed to perfection in quantity. God bless!

  5. Hi aarthi,I tried this once and it came out really well .. I Follow ur blog frequently and try most of them mainly pizza is my favorite ....😉. The presentation of receipes is perfect...... 😄

  6. hi recently bought a halogen oven usha trying it out without frying using oil spay lets see how it turns out

  7. hi recently bought a halogen oven usha trying it out without frying using oil spay lets see how it turns out

  8. Hi!

    I made it & it turned out great!
    Was out of besan so used roasted cornflour, but still worked.

  9. @Yasubra Muthalaganu can use wheat flour, it will give diff taste

  10. Aarthi, can we skip baking soda?

  11. @Anonymousu can skip it and use baking powder..If u skip it completely then it will be little dense


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