Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Onion Pakoda / Pakora / Fritters / Bajji Recipe

Posted by Veena Karanth at 09:28:00
Monsoon is always incomplete without relishing the crispy and spicy onion pakoda along with a cup of hot hot masala chai ( tea ) .This recipe is quite simple and easy but at the same time, it is very irresistible too. Here, we mix chick flour along with onions and spice powders to make it spicy. You can either deep fry it or even bake the same but obviously deep frying wins the race. This dish can be prepared instantly as all the required ingredients are available in the kitchen most of the time. In Mumbai, it is well known as kanda bhaji.

onion pakoda recipe

How To Prepare Onion Pakoda

The time taken to prepare this snack is around 30 minutes and the quantity mentioned here is enough for 3 servings.

Ingredients For Onion Bhajji.

  • Onions - 3. 
  • Green chillis - 3. 
  • Rice flour - 1 / 4 cup.
  • Chick flour ( besan ) - 3 / 4 cup.
  • Asafoetida - a pinch. 
  • Red chilli powder - 1 tbsp. 
  • Carom seeds ( ajwain seeds ) - 1 / 2 tsp. 
  • Baking soda - 1 / 2 tsp. 
  • Coriander leaves - 3 strings.
  • Salt - as required .
  • Oil - for deep frying. 

Method To Make Onion Pakoda.

  • Chop the onions length wise and transfer it into a mixing bowl,
  • Add the chopped green chillis and coriander leaves into the mixing bowl.
  • Heat a deep frying pan with oil in it on a medium to high heat.
  • Meanwhile, add the chick flour, rice flour, salt, red chilli powder, asafoetida, carom seeds, and baking soda into the bowl. 
  • When the oil is hot enough, transfer 2 tbsp of heated oil from the frying pan into the mixing bowl.
  • Mix everything in the mixing bowl  and add a little water so that the flour gets mixed with onions and other ingredients. 
  • Take a small portion of the mixture and drop it into the hot oil in the form of small fritters.
  • After 3 to 4 seconds, when the fritters have changed its color into golden brown, transfer it on to an absorbent paper to remove the excess oil.
  • Your spicy and crispy onion pakodas are ready to be served.

onion pakora recipe

Kitchenmasti Points:

  1. Double frying the pakodas will help to retain the crispiness for a longer time.
  2. Extra crispiness is attained because of adding baking soda.
  3. You can increase the quantity of green chillis for a spicier dish.

Also Read :

Stuffed Paneer Chilli Bajji

Baby Corn Fritters

Goli Baje Recipe

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