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Vegetable Peel Pakora

Bethica Das
20 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Vegetable Peel Pakora RECIPE

Here is an unusual snack made out of some discarded vegetable peels. They contain a lot of fibre and nutrients. So prepare these delicious pakoras with a combination of peels. Relish them as an evening tea-time snack or as an appetizer with tomato ketchup or green chutney.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • Frying
  • Snacks

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1/3 cup bottle gourd (Lauki) peel, finely chopped
  2. 1/3 cup ridge gourd (Turai) peel, finely chopped & boiled al dente
  3. 1/3 cup parwal (pointed gourd) peel, finely chopped
  4. 1/3 cup raw banana peel, chopped finely and boiled al dente
  5. 1 onion, chopped
  6. 1-2 green chilies, chopped
  7. ! tsp. ginger, grated
  8. 3 tbsp. roasted chana dal (Bengal gram), powdered / besan
  9. 1 tbsp. rice flour
  10. salt to taste
  11. 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  12. 1 tsp. red chili flakes
  13. 1 tbsp. flaxseeds (opt)
  14. 2 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped
  15. 1 egg
  16. 1 tsp. kalonji (nigella seeds)
  17. 1 tsp. garam masala powder
  18. juice of half lime
  19. oil to deep fry


  1. In a bowl, combine all the above mentioned ingredients (except oil) and knead into a dough. Keep aside for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Make round shape balls out of it and gently drop them, few at a time into the hot oil.
  3. Fry till golden in colour on all sides on a medium flame. Drain on a kitchen towel and serve them hot with sauce or green chutney.

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Geetanjali Khanna
Geetanjali Khanna   Oct-31-2017

I will definitely try this.

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