Onion pakoda or pakora recipe is one of the most sought Indian snack recipes. Also known as ‘onion bhajia,’ it is a much-loved snack with a hot mug of beverage. Mostly, people prefer onion pakoda on a rainy or cold day. The crispy onion pakora with a hot sip of drink is an amazing combination.
To serve a plate of crispy onion pakora, all you need is a simple onion pakora recipe. The recipe we have here is quick to make and enjoy with family friends.
Onion Pakoda Ingredients
- 4-5 medium sized onions
- 3-4 green chillies (you can skip this if you want)
- green coriander
- finely chopped ginger
- salt to taste
- a pinch of hing
- half teaspoon of turmeric powder
- powdered chilly (Kashmiri red chilly is preferred for color)
- half teaspoon of cumin powder
- 4 table spoons of gram flour
- One and half table spoons of rice flour
Onion Pakoda Preparation
- Crush the finely chopped onions, so that onion layers separate.
- Mix the onion with chopped chilies, chopped ginger, chopped coriander, salt, hing, turmeric powder, chilly powder, and cumin powder.
- Now slowly add the gram flour and mix thoroughly.
- Then add rice flour and mix.
- You don’t have to add water as the moisture is enough from chopped onions. If not, add a little water. Do not make it too watery.
Onion Pakoda cooking steps
- Heat oil in a pan. We need oil enough to deep fry the mixture.
- Take a small portion from the mixture each time and start frying.
- Fry until golden.
- Server hot onion pakoda
Onion Pakoda Notes
You can add additional veggies as required. But as this is onion pakora, the majority of taste should be of an onion.