Definition of pakora in English:


Syllabification: pa·ko·ra
Pronunciation: /pəˈkôrə


  • (In Indian cooking) a piece of vegetable or meat, coated in seasoned batter and deep-fried.
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    • Vegetable koftas from white gram, dahi vadas, pakoras of spinach, fenugreek and onions have all been made possible by them without the use of any cooking medium.
    • We learn now that trans-fats (vegetable-based oils heated to bubbling point) are deadly; so much for those pakoras and tempura vegetables.
    • The starters we ordered, vegetable pakora and meat samosas, were excellent.


from Hindi pakoṛā, denoting a dish of vegetables in gram flour.

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