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pa·kor·a

 (pə-kôr′ə)
n.
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.

[Hindi and Urdu pakoṛā, from Sanskrit *pakvavaṭaḥ : pakva-, past participle of pacati, he cooks; see pekw- in Indo-European roots + vaṭaḥ, lump, ball of pulse fried in oil.]

pakora

(pəˈkɔːrə)
n
(Cookery) an Indian dish consisting of pieces of vegetable, chicken, etc, dipped in a spiced batter and deep-fried: served with a piquant sauce
[C20: from Hindi]
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This consists of mixed pakora, two poppadoms and spiced onions, any two curries, fried rice and naan bread.
ISLAMABAD -- The prevailing chilly weather has increased due to recent spell of rains , the demand for fried Pakora and samosas adding charm to enjoy the weather traditionally in twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
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