Pakora definition

pə-kôrə
A deep-fried fritter made of vegetables or meat dipped in a chickpea batter, served as an appetizer or a snack in South Asian cuisine.
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In the cuisine of India, a small, spicy fritter containing pieces of vegetables or meat, made usually with a batter of chickpea flour and deep-fried.
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A piece of vegetable deep fried in a batter flavoured with spices.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
pakora
Plural:
pakoras

Origin of pakora

  • Hindi and Urdu pakoṛā from Sanskrit pakvavaṭaḥ pakva- past participle of pacati he cooks pekw- in Indo-European roots vaṭaḥ lump, ball of pulse fried in oil

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition