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Onion pakoda

Leena Sangoi
10 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Onion pakoda RECIPE

This is a quick recipe of delicious fritters made with onion, to be served with evening tea for snacks.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Maharashtra
  • Frying
  • Snacks
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 2 onions thinly sliced
  2. 1 inch ginger finely chopped
  3. 2 green chilli finely chopped
  4. few curry leaves chopped
  5. 2 tbsp coriander leaves finely chopped
  6. ¼ tsp turmeric / haldi
  7. ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder
  8. pinch of hing / asafoetida
  9. ¼ tsp ajwain / caraway seeds
  10. 1 cup besan / gram flour
  11. 2 tbsp rice flour
  12. ½ tsp salt
  13. oil for Deep frying


  1. firstly, in a large mixing bowl take 2 thinly sliced onions.
  2. also add 1 inch ginger, 2 green chilli, few curry leaves, 2 tbsp coriander leaves, ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp chilli powder, ¼ tsp ajwain and pinch of hing.
  3. additionally, add 1 cup besan, 2 tbsp rice flour and ½ tsp salt.
  4. combine well making sure to squeeze onions well.
  5. without adding any water squeeze out the onions till the moisture is released.
  6. combine till dough is formed. if onions do not release water, then sprinkle few drops of water.
  7. take a ball sized pakoda dough and drop in hot oil. do not over crowd the oil as it wont get crispy.
  8. fry on medium flame till the pakoda turns crispy and golden brown.
  9. finally, drain over kitchen paper and serve onion pakoda with tomato sauce and chai.

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Shikha Roy
Shikha Roy   Jul-05-2018

Would love to try this.

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