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Exploring Caribbean Delights: Pholourie Recipes

The Caribbean is a region known for its vibrant culture, diverse traditions, and, of course, its delicious cuisine. One popular street food that has captured the hearts and taste buds of many is Pholourie. Originating from India, this deep-fried dough ball has evolved into a beloved snack in various Caribbean countries.

Pholourie Recipes

In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at a unique Pholourie recipe that offers a distinct twist on this delectable treat.

Pholourie Recipe:


  • 2 cups split pea powder

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 ½ cups water

  • Vegetable oil for frying


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine split pea powder, all-purpose flour, baking powder, turmeric powder, ground cumin, ground coriander, minced garlic, and salt.

  2. Gradually add water to the dry ingredients, stirring continuously to form a smooth, thick batter.

  3. Heat vegetable oil in a deep pan or fryer to 350°F (175°C).

  4. Using a spoon, scoop small portions of the batter and carefully drop them into the hot oil.

  5. Fry the Pholourie until golden brown, turning them to ensure even cooking.

  6. Remove the Pholourie from the oil and place them on paper towels to absorb excess oil.

  7. Serve hot with tamarind or mango chutney for a burst of tangy flavor.

Serve warm with tamarind sauce or a spicy mango chutney for an authentic Caribbean experience.

Pholourie is sure to captivate your taste buds with its crispy exterior and flavorful interior. This recipe showcase the rich culinary diversity found within the Caribbean, inviting you to explore the unique t beloved snack. So, roll up your sleeves, get into the kitchen, and embark on a culinary journey through the Caribbean with these delightful Pholourie recipe.


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