Shrimp Pakora
Shrimp Pakora
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings: 2
Shrimp pakora, a popular snack, offers a delightful blend of spices and the crunchiness of shrimp in a chickpea flour batter. This recipe is perfect for those who love experimenting with flavours and textures in their cooking.

Nutrition: per serving



  • 200 g Shrimp Peeled and deveined
  • 100 g Chickpea Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 150 ml Water
  • Vegetable Oil For frying


  • In a mixing bowl, combine chickpea flour, baking powder, ground cumin, ground coriander, turmeric powder, chili powder, salt, and black pepper.
  • Gradually add water and whisk until you have a smooth, thick batter.
  • Add the peeled and deveined shrimp to the batter, making sure they are well coated.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a deep frying pan or a fryer to 180°C (350°F).
  • Carefully drop the marinated shrimp into the hot oil one by one.
  • Fry the shrimp pakoras until they turn golden brown and crispy, usually about 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove the shrimp pakoras from the oil and place them on a plate lined with paper towels to drain excess oil.
  • Serve hot with your favourite chutney or sauce.

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