Carrot Chickpea Squares

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20 mins Cooking Time
2 Servings
Diversity score info

Diversity Score defines how nutritionally diverse your food is. It reflects the concept that increasing the variety of foods in the diet helps to ensure adequate intake of essential nutrients.

Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 7%
Carbs 42%
Fats 51%
Prebiotic Food
No Added Sugar
Lactose Free
No Dairy

This pakoda recipe is sure to stimulate your tastebuds. The popular vegan recipe is a perfect evening snack dish. The recipe goes perfectly with spinach coconut chutney, coriander chutney, pudina chutney or coconut chutney.


For Squares
  • 2 Tbsp Chickpeas (Chole)
  • 2 Tbsp Grated Red Carrot
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Onion
  • 1 Tsp Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 1/2 Tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 Tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/8 Tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1/8 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Oil
  • As Required Water
For Dough
  • 4 Tbsp Whole Wheat Flour
  • 2 Tbsp Refined Wheat Flour (Maida)
  • 1/8 Tsp Salt
  • For Frying Oil
  • As Required Water


Pre Preparation
  • Step 1

    Boil & Mash Chole

For Mixture
  • Step 1

    In a kadai, heat oil add chopped onion and saute till golden brown.

  • Step 2

    Add ginger garlic paste, red chilly powder, haldi, garam masala powder, salt, water and mix well

  • Step 3

    Add mashed chole, carrot, mix properly and allow to cook for a while

  • Step 4

    Add chopped coriander leaves on top and mix

For Sheet
  • Step 1

    In a bowl, add wheat flour, maida, salt, water, mix and knead into a soft dough

  • Step 2

    Cover and rest for 10 minutes

  • Step 3

    Roll out the dough ball using rolling pin

  • Step 4

    Add prepared mixture & seal in square shape

  • Step 5

    Heat oil in a kadai for frying

  • Step 6

    Deep fry squares till it turns golden brown

  • Step 7

    Serve hot with chutney

Healthy Twist

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Chickpea Flour (Besan)
Gluten (Wheat, Oats, Rye, Barley)
Food Additives
Red Chilli
Approximate values
Serving Size Number(105gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 25gm 9.2%
Dietary Fiber 4gm 15.0%
Protein 5gm 10.5%
Total Fat 15gm 19.1%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 256 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 74 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 43 minutes
  • Bicycling 35 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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