This Navratra, show off your culinary skills by frying up these easy to make, fast friendly Falhari Pakore. These crispy treats are coated with a flavourful batter made of buckwheat flour, cumin and anardana.


  • 3 to 4 medium potatoes
  • 5 Tbsp buckwheat flour
  • 1 green chili, chopped
  • 1 tsp anardana

    1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 3/4 to 1 cup water, as required
  • Oil for frying
  • Rock salt, as required
  • Method

    1. Wash, peel and cut the potatoes into small cubes. Mix in the buckwheat flour.
    2. Add the rest of the ingredients to the potatoes and mix well.
    3. Add little water in intervals and keep on mixing till you get a thick batter. It should be thicker than idli batter.
    4. Heat oil in a pan for deep frying.
    5. With the help of a tablespoon, shape the batter with your hands and drop the shaped batter in hot oil.
    6. Fry till the pakoras are golden and crisp. Drain the excessive oil with the help of a napkin.
    7. Serve them hot with freshly made mint yoghurt dip.