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Birista or Fried onions(Microwave recipe)

Kamal Thakkar
2 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Birista or Fried onions(Microwave recipe) RECIPE

This is a basic recipe but very important as it gives typical flavor to biryani, pulav and many gravies.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Pan Asian
  • Microwaving
  • Basic recipe
  • Low Fat

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. Onions- 3
  2. Oil- 1 tsp


  1. Slice onions thinly into long strips.
  2. Take a microwave safe broad plate.
  3. Put sliced onions.Spread thinly and add a tsp of oil just to grease the onions.
  4. Set timer for 10 minutes in microwave mode.
  5. Start the microwave. Check in 5 minutes. Stir with spoon so that all onions are evenly browned.
  6. Again start and check after 3 minutes. Give a stir.
  7. At the end of 10 minutes onions will be nicely brown but you may feel little soft.
  8. But when you keep it out and it cools, they will be nicely crisp and brown.
  9. Use these in biryani, pulav etc instantly or can keep on tissue so that oil is absorbed and store in zip lock bags for future use.

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Sana Tungekar
Sana Tungekar   Apr-17-2017

Great idea

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