September 05, 2018

Mushroom pakoda recipe - Mushroom pakora

mushroom pakoda in a serving plate
Mushroom pakoda or pakora recipe - Today I am posting a very scrumptious mushroom pakoda recipe. Mushrooms are available throughout the year in vegetable market. Mushrooms are versatile that you can make several types of dishes such as soup, manchurian, stir fry, pickle, pulao pakoda etc. This is so simple that all the ingredients are combined together to make a thick mixture then divided into small balls and deep fried till crispy. This can be served as evening tea-time snack or as a starter before meal. This pakoda is so crispy from out side and soft from inside and makes you want to eat more.

Mushroom Pakoda Recipe - Mushroom Pakora
mushroom pakoda in a serving plate

Prep time : 10 mins
Cook time : 20 mins
Total time : 30 mins
Recipe type : Starter-Snacks
Cuisine : Indian
Yield : Serves 2
Author : Vidya Chandrahas

  • 10 button mushrooms, cut into small pieces
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup split gram flour / besan
  • 1 tsp chilliy powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander seeds powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds powder / jeera
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder / haldi
  • A generous pinch of ajwain
  • A small green chilly, chopped
  • Fistful of coriander leaves, chopped
  • Salt as required
  • Oil for frying
  1. Put mushrooms and other ingredients except oil in large bowl. Sprinkle very little amount of water on it and make a thick batter. Knead till all the ingredients combine well.
  2. Heat oil in a frying pan. When  the oil becomes medium hot, drop small portions of pakoda batter in it.
  3. Deep fry the pakodas on low flame  till they become crispy and the inner part cooks well. Fry 4 or 5 pakodas at a time. 
  4. Drain with a slotted spoon and place the pakodas on an absorbent paper. 
  5. Serve the mushroom pakoda hot as a starter or evening tea-time snack.
prepared mushroom pakoda


  1. So perfectly made pakoda with mushrooms, wonderful and inviting.

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  2. Beautifully done, who can resist to this wonderful pakoras..

  3. absolutely perfect with cup of tea.

  4. Perfect tea time snack . Looks yummy

  5. so yummy luking this kind easy snacks.

  6. innovative yummy and delicious mushroom pakodas.

  7. wow super delicious dear, they look really very inviting. I like your new lay out, its nice...

  8. these pakodas look addictive,can have the whole batch in one go :-)


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