Peel off the potatoes and grate it. Rinse the grated potatoes thoroughly and keep it aside.
Grate the onions as well.
Cut spring onions into pieces.
In a medium bowl combine all the ingredients, grated potatoes and onions, spring onions, flour, salt, black pepper (optional) and chili powder.
Mix well to incorporate the mixture.
Heat the oil in a pan or shallow skillet.
Take a small portion of the mixture and flatten it slightly on your fingers.
Slowly put it into the boiling oil, make sure to turn flame low before adding the mixture ball.
You can fry pakoda as many as you could at a moment but make sure to have enough space in the skillet.
Fry for about 2-3 minutes per side until light brown under medium heat.
Transfer the fritters on a plate lined with a paper towel to remove excess oil.
Serve the fritters while still warm with sour cream or with your favorite sauces also with a cup of tea or coffee.