Taro Fritter Pakora

A popular street food in Mauritius, these golden brown crispy ball shaped fritters are made with grated taro, ginger, corn flour, herbs and breadcrumbs.


  • 500 grams taro corms
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped spring onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 tablespoon breadcrumbs
  • 4 tablespoon corn flour
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Salt


  1. Wash, peel and grate the taro
  2. Combine the grated taro with all the ingredients, except the oil and mix well
  3. Heat oil in a frying pan
  4. With the help of a tablespoon, take a scoop of the mixture and shape it into balls (around 2-3 cm in diameter)
  5. Deep fry until golden brown

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