Definition of pakora in English:

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pakora

Pronunciation: /pəˈkôrə/

noun

(In Indian cooking) a piece of vegetable or meat, coated in seasoned batter and deep-fried.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

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

Words that rhyme with pakora

abhorrer, adorer, Andorra, angora, aura, aurora, bora, Bora-Bora, borer, Camorra, Cora, corer, Dora, Eleonora, Eudora, explorer, fedora, flora, fora, ignorer, Isadora, Kia-Ora, Laura, Leonora, Maura, menorah, Nora, Pandora, pourer, roarer, scorer, senhora, señora, signora, snorer, soarer, Sonora, sora, storer, Theodora, Torah, Tuscarora, Vlorë

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Syllabification: pa·ko·ra

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