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Crispy And Spicy Yam Pakoras (Senai Pakodas)

4.50 from 2 votes

A different starter/side dish/evening snack that tastes heavenly. Once you taste this crispy and spicy snack , you will become a fan of this Pakora. 
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsSnacks
Servings 6


  • Yam 1/2 kg
  • Besan flour 3 tb spoons Corn flour 3 tb spoons and Rice flour 1 tb spoon
  • Red chilli powder 1 tea spoon
  • Finely chopped onions from 1 onion
  • Minced Ginger 1 tea spoon Finely chopped green chillies from 3 green chillies
  • Chopped coriander leaves curry leaves and mint leaves as you wish
  • Salt


  • Peel the skin of the yam and cut them to cubes. Pressure cook them till they become soft. After taking them out drain the water out if any.
  • Put them in a broad pan and mash them well with hand or a masher. Add all other ingredients mentioned above. Heat oil in a pan for deep frying.
  • Drop the Yam stuff in to small pinches into the oil and fry till they become golden brown. Transfer them to a bowl with tissue to remove extra oil. Serve hot the spicy, hot and crispy Pakoras.

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Subhashni Venkatesh
Subhashni Venkatesh

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