Pani Ke Pakode: Try Out This Unique Dish That Promises An Explosion Of Flavours

What is the tastiest dish that comes to mind? Maybe, pani puri or a tikki bread, right? We agree that there are very few dishes that really stand out in taste and flavor. Interestingly, we have a finger licking recipe that will blow your mind. A rare combination of dahi vada and pani pani, these super juicy and mouthwatering pani ke pakodé will make your heart sing. This popular food is a hit in the northern states of India. Besan pakodas are dipped in acidic water, prepared with green chutney, tamarind pulp and guava juice along with many spices. Are you excited already? Looking for the recipe? Refer to Chef Pankaj Bhadouria’s Instagram video. He shared the recipe for pan ke pakode.


1) Besan – 1 cup

2) Salt – 1/2 tbsp

3) Asafoetida – 2 pinches

4) Baking powder – 1/4 tbsp

5) Green chillies – 3

6) Coriander leaves – 1 bunch

7) Mint leaves – 1/4 cup

8) Lemon juice

9) Tamarind paste – 1 tbsp

10) Guava juice – 400 ml

11) Water

12) Black salt – 1 tbsp

13) Chaat masala – 1 tbsp

14) Chili flakes – 1 tbsp

15) Cumin powder – 1/2 tbsp

Pankaj Bhadouria shared the following recipe for pani ke pakode:

Step 1: Take the besan in a bowl. Mix a little salt, pin, and water if needed. Turn it into a smooth paste. Leave it for five minutes. Add the yeast and mix well. To build pakoda using the batter and fry them well in hot oil.

Step 2: Empty the pakoda in cold water. Combine the coriander leaves, ginger, mint leaves, and lemon juice in a grinding jar. Make a delicious green chutney with this one. Empty it into a bowl and add some tamarind paste to enhance the taste. Add the guava juice and mix well. Also add a little water.

Step 3: Take the delicious prepared water in a bowl. Add the black salt, chaat masala, chilli flakes and cumin powder. Mix well.

Step 4: Squeeze the pakodas (from plain water) and squeeze out the excess water. Immerse them in the water you have prepared. Once completely submerged, serve them on a serving plate. Pour the flavored water into the pakodas.

Step 5: For the garnish you can use sliced ​​onions, coriander leaves and lemon wedges.

Watch the full video of the Pani ke Pakore recipe here:

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What do you think of this unique recipe? Try it at home.

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