#snack Chinese Pakoda are crisp and spiced fried vegetable fritters. Chinese pakora is one of the inventions from Mumbai city and is popular there. It is a well known Street food from Mumbai. These delicious fritters have got nothing to do with china. they are named Chinese pakoda as Chinese food with Indian flavors is popular in India and the sauces and spices that go into it are a fusion of both Indian and Chinese ingredients. Chinese pakoda largely resemble Vegetable manchurian balls. since cabbage is one of the main veggie used here, you can also call these as Cabbage manchurian. the only difference is that unlike Veg manchurian, no sauce is made which can coat the pakoras. They are served with schezwan sauce or at times schezwan sauce is drizzled on top of the pakodas.