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Pholourie is a fried spiced snack made from a mix of all purpose flour and gram flour, very popular in Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and Suriname. This was original brought from the Indians settled here many years ago.
Cuisine Trinidad
By Cook Method Deep Fried
Occasion Evening Snack
By Diet Vegetarian
Dish Type Deep Fried Dishes
Author Srivalli


  • 1 cup All purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup Besan / Gram Flour
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Sambar powder / Curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp Instant Yeast
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • Water as required to make a batter
  • Cooking Oil for deep frying


  • In a bowl, mix all ingredients together to make a smooth batter. Let it rest for 30 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a Kadai, when the oil is hot using spoon drop batter into the oil and fry till brown on all sides.
  • Drain on a kitchen towel and serve hot with ketchup.
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