Spicy Egg Pakoras

Pakoras are a comfort food like no other. Add eggs into the equation and turn it into breakfast-on-the-go
Spicy Egg Pakoras
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Spicy Egg Pakoras
October 24, 2019
Preparation Time 15-20 minutes
Cooking Time 10 minutes
Serves Makes 15
PHOTO BY Katelyn Allegra
RECIPE BY Katelyn Allegra
FOOD STYLING BY Katelyn Allegra & Cassandra Upton


2 large potatoes, peeled and finely grated
2 leeks, peeled and finely sliced
1 large egg
1½ cup chickpea flour, sieved
½ cup spinneysFOOD Fresh Coriander, chopped
½ tsp baking powder
1 tsp spinneysFOOD Fine Turmeric
1 tsp spinneysFOOD Honey
2 tsp spinneysFOOD Curry Powder
2 tsp spinneysFOOD Salt
2 green chillies, chopped
4 boiled eggs, cut into pieces
spinneysFOOD Sunflower Oil, for frying


  • 1

    Heat up a large cast iron pot or deep fat fryer to 180°C.

  • 2

    Make the pakora batter by combining all the ingredients together in a large bowl.

  • 3

    If you don’t have a thermometer, test that your oil is ready by dropping a tsp of the batter in. If it browns and rises immediately then it’s ready.

  • 4

    Drop spoonfuls of the batter into the oil, making sure to not overcrowd the pot.

  • 5

    Fry for about 3 minutes a side or until golden and cooked through. Once golden on once side, flip the pakoras using tongs or a slotted spoon.

  • 6

    Drain on paper towels and serve hot.


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