Crispy Onion and Potato Pakoda Recipe with Eagle Brand Mustard Oil

If you’re looking for a tasty and easy snack to make at home, then try out this crispy onion and potato pakoda recipe. Pakodas are a popular snack in India and are typically made by deep frying a batter made of gram flour and spices. With the addition of Eagle Brand Mustard Oil, these pakodas will have a unique and flavorful taste that you won’t be able to resist.


  • 2 cups of gram flour (besan)
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 potato, grated
  • 1/4 cup of chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon of red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • Salt, to taste
  • Eagle Brand Mustard Oil, for deep frying


  1. In a mixing bowl, add the gram flour, water, cumin seeds, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, and salt. Mix well to form a smooth batter.
  2. Add the chopped onions, grated potato, chopped coriander leaves, and green chillies to the batter. Mix well to combine.
  3. Heat Eagle Brand Mustard Oil in a deep frying pan on medium heat.
  4. Once the oil is hot, drop small portions of the batter using a spoon or your hands. Fry until the pakodas turn golden brown and crispy.
  5. Remove the pakodas from the oil using a slotted spoon and place them on a plate lined with paper towels to absorb any excess oil.
  6. Serve hot with mint chutney or tomato ketchup.

Tips for the Perfect Pakoda

  • Make sure the batter is thick enough to coat the onions and potatoes evenly.
  • Add water in small amounts to avoid making the batter too thin.
  • Fry the pakodas in small batches to ensure they cook evenly.
  • Use a slotted spoon to remove the pakodas from the oil to prevent excess oil from getting on the pakodas.
  • Serve the pakodas immediately for the best taste and texture.


Eagle Brand Mustard Oil adds a unique and flavorful taste to these crispy onion and potato pakodas. They’re easy to make and perfect as a snack or appetizer for any occasion. So, try out this recipe and enjoy these delicious pakodas with your family and friends!

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