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Sweet Potato Pakora Recipe

An easy Indian fried fritters made with sweet potato, chickpea flour and spices.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 138kcal
Author: Hari Chandana Ponnaluri


  • 1 cup Grated Sweet Potato
  • 3/4 cup Chickpea Flour / Besan
  • 1 - 2 tbsp Rice Flour
  • 1 big Onion
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Mango Powder
  • 1 - 2 tsp Red Chilli Powder or as needed
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 sprig Curry Leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying


  • Peel and chop the onion into thin slices and set aside.
  • Wash, peel and grate the sweet potato. In a mixing bowl, combine the flours, grated sweet potato, onion, salt, curry leaves, turmeric, amchur and red chilli powder.
  • Mix very well and add enough water to make a thick batter.
  • Heat oil for deep frying. Take a small portion of besan and sweet potato mixture and drop them into the hot oil.
  • Deep fry the fritters until golden brown and crispy and remove from the oil.
  • Serve hot with tomato sauce and coffee.


You can also add ginger garlic paste to make it more flavorful.


Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 44mg | Potassium: 355mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 4935IU | Vitamin C: 12.9mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1.5mg