Shallots fritters/ Ulli pakoda

This is a perfect tea time snack☕. When you serve this hot pakodas/ fritters along with a good chai / tea it will be finished in no time 😃. I hope you will give a try and enjoy.





Shallots – 10 to 15 roughly chopped

Gram flour/ Besan – 1/4 cup

Rice flour – 1 tbsn

Ginger – 1 tsp ( finely chopped)

Red chilli powder – 1 tsp

Asafoetida – a generous pinch

Salt  – as required

Water – less than 1/4 cup

Oil – to deep fry


  • Mix  all dry ingredients in a bowl.
  • Add water little by little to make batter. It should not be very thin or very thick.
  • Add shallots and mix it.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • When the oil is really hot, turn to medium flame.
  • Drop the batter in spoon or hand in small amounts.
  • Fry all sides till it’s cooked.
  • Serve warm with hot chai.







  1. You can add 1 or 2 finely chopped green chillies also.



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