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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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After quarter of an hour add the pakoras, garam masala, fenugreek leaves, green chilli (slit down the middle).
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Takeaway: Hot Chillis Cuisine: Indian kebabs plus burgers, Asian snacks and curries Address: 36, Berry Street, Liverpool City Centre Order: Large mix kebab in naan (combo of lamb doner and chicken doner), regular chicken tikka in pitta bread, chicken pakoras Price: PS13 Order method: Walked in, ordered and chatted to the entertaining manager Pick up or delivery?
They gave out more than 1,000 freshly-made pakoras and and 4,000 bottles of drinks to spectators watching the race near Fitzwilliam Street and New North Road.
The meeting discussed various items of importance for Ramazan especially ice, beef, fish, pakoras, kababs, basen, samosas, sweets and bread and fixed its normal prices on consensus to ensure availability of the items for the fasting locals.
The crispy tandoori rotis with piping hot kadhi pakoras were so filling and satisfying that I used to find it difficult to stay awake on duty after the meal.
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The GMB trade union members, seeking a 4% pay rise, still turned up holding numbers of years service and enjoyed an unusual breakfast of Indian samosas, pakoras and dips.