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Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  176
  • Protein  8 g
  • Carbohydrates  15 g
  • Fat  9 g
  • Cholesterol  13 mg
  • Sodium  166 mg
  • Potassium  45 mg
  • Phosphorus  50 mg
  • Calcium  10 mg
  • Fiber  1.4 g

Pakoda

Green chilies, onion and curry leaves are part of the kidney-friendly recipe for Pakoda.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Chhaya, MA, RD, CSR, from California.

Portions: 6     Serving size: 4 pakoda

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion
  • 3 green chilies
  • 2 teaspoons curry leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup chickpea flour
  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 1 teaspoon margarine, melted
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 cup oil for frying

Preparation

  1. Chop onion, chilies and curry leaves. Add salt and baking soda and mix well.
  2. Mix chickpea flour, rice flour and melted margarine. 
  3. Combine all ingredients (except oil) and mix to the consistency of a loose dough by gradually adding small amounts of water as needed. (You may need up to 2 tablespoons water. Adjust as needed.)
  4. Heat the oil. Transfer small amounts of the dough into the oil. Cook until crisp and brown.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 2 fat

Carbohydrate choices

1

Helpful hints

  • Chickpea flour is also called gram flour.
 

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Pakoda

Shriya1 says:

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Is fat 1 gm or 10 gm? You are deep frying! Also how can sodium be 0 gms if you used 1/2 tsp salt? Please correct it! Dietitian comment: Done! Thanks for notifying us.

Feb. 17, 2013, 8:30 AM - Inappropriate review?

Pakoda

Josephaga says:

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Hurray for this one. I have only been on dialysis for a short while (and out of the hospital for less time). THe thought of giving up pakoras was too much. THanks (pakora right? Not pakoda) Moderator comment: Pakora is known as pakoda in southern India and China.

Oct. 24, 2012, 11:34 AM - Inappropriate review?

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