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Thursday, May 27, 2010

Onion Pakora (Bhajiya)


These are one of my favorites and quick to make as well. When we have unexpected guests over (yes, my parents still maintain the Indian style - no calls before coming over thing - and I am PROUD of the fact that our doors are open for everyone at anytime!!!), this is one of the main things that my mom ends up making...
These are also great as tea-time snack and one of the iftar (breaking-fast) items...
Ingredients:
  1. Two medium onions - cut in thick strips
  2. One and a half cup chickpea flour (besan)
  3. One tblsp red chili powder
  4. One tblsp dhaniya powder
  5. One tblsp ginger-garlic paste
  6. A pinch of turmeric powder
  7. Salt per taste
  8. Warm water for making batter.
  9. Oil for deep frying.
Process:
  1. Make of semi-thick batter mixing item#2-#7 using the warm water. 
  2. Heat oil in a wok. 
  3. Once oil is hot, pour two tblsp of oil in the batter and mix well. 
  4. Dip the sliced onions in the batter and deep fry. 
  5. Dish out on a kitchen towel to absorb the excess oil. 
  6. Serve hot with ketchup. 
They were gone before I could click another picture... :)

ENJOY!!!!

Reposted this recipe at http://desizayeka.blogspot.com/2012/07/ramadan-collections.html

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Very tasty evening snack specially on rainy day. Looks yummy and crispy.
Have a nice weekend

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Lol..I have an Onion Pakoda recipe sitting in the draft. :). Lovely and crispy!

Onion pakoda looks really yummy. I make this most of the time for our tea time.

first time here...nice blog...bhajiya/onion pakoda looks so crisp and delicious...

lovely crispy Bhajiya..love it anytime!! have you tried Raipur na bhajiya in amdavad?

Perfect n lip smacking onion Pakoda.....
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All time fav. looks yummy...

wow!perfectly fried pakodas!my all time fav

Perfect for an eve snack with some hot tea. Looks soo crisp and yummy.

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