Onion Bhaji

Onion bhaji is a popular Indian snack available in UK.They can be served as a delicous appetizer.

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Preparation Time : 10 mins

Cooking Time : 20-30 mins

Makes : 15 - 20
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Cuisine : Indian»Starters»
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Main Ingredient : Beans/Pulses
Recipe Type : Snack

Ingredients :


  • Gram (Besan ) flour - 75g
  • Ground rice - 25g
  • Green Chilli - 2 (optional)
  • Onion - 1 medium or 150g
  • Yoghurt (curd) - 1/2 tblsp
  • Ghee or butter - 2 tsp or 10g
  • Cumin (jeera) seeds - 1/2 tsp crushed
  • Sodium bicarbonate - a pinch
  • Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves - 7-8 (optional)
  • Coriander leaves chopped - 1 tblsp
  • Oil - 200ml for deep frying
  • Salt - to taste
  • Water - as required

Method :
  1. Peel and chop the onion into medium strips; Wash and chop the currly leaves and coriander leaves. Cut the Chilli if it is being added.
  2. Sift both the flours.
  3. Combine both the flours, curd, ghee or butter, salt, sodium bicarbonate, crushed cumin seeds, chilli powder, chopped coriander leaves and chopped curry leaves. Add chilli now if you are adding. Add little water and mix it into a thick paste.
  4. Add the chopped onion and stir well.
  5. Heat oil on a medium heat.
  6. Take about 1 and 1/2 tblsp of the batter mix and spread randomly in oil and fry on a medium heat to get thoroughly cooked bhajis.
  7. Repeat the above step until all the batter is finished.
  8. It makes about 16 bhajis totally.

Notes : Serve it with Tomato ketchup or yoghurt mixed with little pickle.

Other Names : Methu Pakoda


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