Ridge Gourd Fritters/Torai ke Pakode

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Ridge Gourd Fritters/Torai ke Pakode


Ek baar khayenge to baar baar khayenge. Ridge gourd fritters recipe is an unusual one. Whenever you feel like having hot and spicy snacks, you can prepare this recipe within no time.

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 10 Min

Total Time : 20 Min


Serves : 5
  • 2 nos thick ridge gourd/torai, peeled, washed and sliced(around 5mm)

  • 1/2 cups maida/refined flour and cornflour mix

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder

  • 1/2 tsp chaat masala

  • 1 pinch meetha soda

  • 2 nos green chillies-finely chopped

  • 1 cups oil for deep frying


  • First of all sprinkle some chilli powder and chat masala on the ridge gourd slices arranged on a plate.
  • Mix all ingredients except the oil.
  • Add enough water to make a smooth batter of pouring consistency.
  • Heat oil, pour a drop of mixture, if it comes up at once, oil is ready for frying.
  • Dip the torai slices into the batter and drop into the hot oil.
  • Flip them once till golden in colour and remove from oil.
  • Drain on an absorbent paper, its ready to serve with curd dip or any sauce of your choice.
  • Tip - another option is you can make a besan batter and make ridge gourd fritters or Torai pakode.