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Manipuri Fish Pakora
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Manipuri Fish Pakora

Gluten Free Fish Pakora are Indian style Fish Fritters that make a delicious party appetizer or savory snack.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Appetizers
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 9 pakoras
Calories: 66kcal


  • 1 lb. flounder fillets
  • 1/2 cup chickpea flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chile powder cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • oil for frying


  • Cook fish in boiling water, until cooked thoroughly, about 10 minutes. Drain well.
  • Transfer to a large bowl. Add chickpea flour, chile powder, cumin, coriander, turmeric, baking soda, onion and salt.
  • Add enough water to make a thick batter, approximately 1/2 cup.
  • Mix well.
  • Form into 9 evenly sized patties.
  • Heat enough oil for shallow frying.
  • Place patties in the hot oil and cook until golden brown on both sides.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Serve with your favorite chutney.


Any white flesh fish like haddock, cod, or basa can be used.


Calories: 66kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 169mg | Potassium: 150mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 63IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg
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