Blueprint: Pakoras

Preparation info
  • Makes:


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in
The No Meat Athlete Cookbook: Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes to Fuel Your Workouts... And the Rest of your Life

By Matt Frazier and Stepfanie Romine

Published 2021

  • About

Those deep-fried veggie fritters you can find at most any Indian restaurant are so good, but they’re also loaded with oil and salt. These baked ones are heavy on the veggies and use no oil! Pair them with Cashew Tzatziki, chili garlic sauce, or a jarred chutney.


  • 2 cups (240 g) chickpea flour (garbanzo bean flour)
  • 2 tablespoons


  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F 220°C). Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Combine the flour, garam masala, baking powder, turmeric, and ½ teaspoon salt in a large bowl, then whisk in the water. Fold in the vegetables.
  3. Scoop golf ball-siz