crispy onion pakoda

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  • Onion                                - 2
  • Besan / gram flour              - 1 small cup
  • Rice flour                          - 1 small cup
  • Green chilly                       - 1 or 2
  • Curry leaves                      - handful
  • Coriander leaves                - handful
  • Ghee or butter                   - 1 tsp
  • Crushed garlic pods           - 3 to 4
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil to fry



   Peel the skin of onion, and slice them to fine pieces.

  add the sliced onions to it.

Add besan ( gram flour ) and rice flour to it.

 Add finely chopped green chilly, curry leaves, coriander leaves, ghee or butter and crushed garlic pods.

 Add salt, hing and red chilly pwd.

  Combine well without adding any water.

 keep it aside for 15 to 20 mins.

Now you can see the onions have let out moisture that is enough for binding the ingredients together.

Knead the batter gently

Heat oil in a frypan.

Drop the mixture in batches to hot oil.

  Keep the flame in low medium and deep fry to golden with stirring once in a while.

  Try not to overcrowd the oil, coz it will result in greasy pakoras.

When the pakoras turn crispy & cooked, remove from oil.

Drain it in kitchen tissue.

 Repeat the same for the rest of the mixture.

Now delicious homemade crispy Pakoras are ready.

 Serve right away & enjoy.

It makes an awesome combo when served with  curd  rice  and  sambar  rice.


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