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Tofu Pakora

Tofu fritters

Recipe by Lata Anand of Santa Clara, US

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

  • ½ pack Tofu, extra firm
  • 1 cup Gram flour
  • 2 tsps. Garlic, paste
  • 6 nos. Green Chilies
  • ½ cup Onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Dill, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Mint, chopped
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • Spice mix for Chaat to taste
  • 1 pinch Baking Soda
  • Vegetable Oil for frying
  • Salt to taste


  1. Drain tofu of its water using a paper towel. If the tofu is wet, batter won't stick to it.
  2. Cut tofu into nugget size triangle shapes.(first cut 2”x 2” square and then cut half to make triangles)
  3. Marinate tofu with garlic paste, salt and chili powder and let it marinate for half an hour.
  4. Make the batter by mixing the gram flour with green chili powder, salt, baking soda and sufficient water. Beat lightly to make a slightly thick batter. Add onions, dill, mint, cilantro and mix well.
  5. Dip each piece of tofu into the batter and deep fry on medium heat till it turns golden brown.
  6. Sprinkle some Chaat spice mix on it.
  7. Serve hot with green chutney or tomato ketchup.



its good and healthy food to eat.