Kochur Pakora (colocasia or yam pakora)

Kochur Pakora (colocasia or yam pakora)


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About this recipe: Kochu is vegetable that has countless uses in Bengali cuisine. This recipe makes simple yet delicious afternoon snacks called "pakoras". Enjoy with ketchup or chutney.

BengaliFoodie Dhaka, Bangladesh


  • 1 cup of peeled and sliced kochu
  • 1 cup of onion slices
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped green chilies
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ginger paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon of garlic paste
  • 3/4 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • salt as needed
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper powder
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped coriander leaves
  • 100 g of flour or rice powder
  • soybean oil for deep frying


  1. Mix all the ingredients excluding the oil. If needed add a bit of water to make a thick paste.
  2. Heat a deep frying pan with oil. Add a lump of the mixture to make a pakore on to the hot oil. Repeat to make a few more pakoras. Deep fry until the pakoras turn golden brown.
  3. Serve with ketchup of sauce.

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