Singhare ke Pakore

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This is a delicious deep fried delicacy for the days of fasting. Singhara, also known as water chestnut, is rich in carbohydrate, starch , vitamin B6, riboflavin etc. In India they are eaten raw, and also boiled. Singharas are most commonly used in delicacies made for fasting days.

singhare ke pakore

(serves 4)

  • Singhara flour 1 cup
  • Potatoes 3-4
  • Green chili 5-6
  • Sendha namak (rock salt Amazon Link) 1 ½ tsp
  • Water about ½cup
  • Ghee/oil for deep frying

Method of preparation

  1. Wash, remove the stem  and finely chop the green chilies.
  2. Wash, peel of and finely chop the potatoes .Wash chopped potatoes thoroughly and leave them on the sieve for 2-3 minutes to remove the extra water.
  3. In a bowl take chppped potatoes, sendhs namak, chopped green chilies, and Singhara flour, and mix well . Now add little water and mix well , potatoes shoud be perfectly coated with the batter .
  4. Heat oil/ghee in a frying pan on medium heat. Pour spoon full of batter into the oil, pour 7-8 pakoras, fry until they are redish brown in color (takes about 12-14 minutes).
  5. Drain them to the kitchen towel.

Serve hot pakoras with plain yogurt.

This is a special delicacy for the days of fasting.

Variation: Kuttu pakoras can be made with the same method too.