Onion Pakoda

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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.

vegetable pakora

  • 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.