Crispy Lachha Aloo Pakoras


  • 4 potatoes
  • 1 green chilli finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ginger finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 3 tablespoons rajgira/amaranth flour
  • salt to taste
  • oil for frying

Note– Please read recipe notes in the end.

Main Equipment Used

Steps In Making

  1. Peal and wash the potatoes and now grate them.
  2. Once all the potatoes are grated, wash them 2-3 times and remove the excess water.
  3. In a large bowl add the potatoes, cumin seeds, green chillies, ginger, salt and rajgira flour. Mix till everything is well combined.
  4. Add a tablespoon of water if needed. It should have a thick ball like structure, so you can easily make the pakodas.
  5. Heat oil in a kadai and now take some pakoda mixture in between your fingers and put them in the oil.
  6. Fry for 3-4 minutes or until it gets a nice golden brown texture from each side.
  7. Kurkure lachha pakode are ready. Serve immediately with the green chutney.

Recipe Notes

  • Do not add excess water else the pakodas will not turn out crispy.

Ingredients For Green Chutney

  • 1 bunch fresh coriander
  • 2 tablespoons peanuts
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 inch ginger
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • salt to taste
  • water as required

Steps In Making the chutney

  1. In a mixer grinder add fresh coriander, peanuts, green chillies, ginger, cumin seeds, salt, lemon juice, sugar, salt and some water.
  2. Grind until smooth. The green chutney is ready.
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