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Potato Onion Pakora with Video

Potato onion pakoda is a snack made from the combinations of grated potatoes, onions, all-purpose flour, and some seasoning. In this article, I will show you the easiest way of making potato onion pakoda in steps by steps with a video.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Snacks
Cuisine: Bhutanese, Indian
Servings: 4


  • 3 potatoes
  • 3 onion
  • cup all purpose flour
  • 6 spring onions
  • ½ tbsp salt
  • tbsp black pepper (optional)
  • ½ tbsp chilli powder
  • 1 ltr cooking oil


  • 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.