A rainy day and you want something to snack, a last minute get together and you want something for your guests that tastes great and quick to make. Onion pakoda or pakora is your answer. Although it is famous in lot of bakeries or sweet shops, its surprisingly easy to make. Just make sure the oil is medium to medium high in heat and do not brown the pakoras too much as they will get a bit of colour after you remove them from the hot oil.







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Onion Pakoda / Pakora
Prep Time
7 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
17 mins
 
Course: snacks
Cuisine: South Indian
Ingredients
  • 1 medium onion thinly sliced
  • 3 curry leaves chopped
  • 1/4 tsp chopped ginger
  • 1 green chilli sliced vertically
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup besan flour
  • 1 1/2 tbsp rice flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp jeera
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 10 cashews chopped and presoaked in water
Instructions
  1. To a bowl add the first nine ingredients in order
  2. Add oil and give it a good mix
  3. Then add cashews after draining the water
  4. Now mix it well, if the dough must be sticky, if its too hard add some water
  5. Heat the oil to 180c
  6. Take the dough in one hand and with your other hand make small dumplings of the dough and fry them in the oil.
  7. The dumplings should turn golden brown in color, remove from oil and serve




Step By Step Photo Instructions

  • To a bowl add the first nine ingredients in order

 

  • Add oil and give it a good mix

 

  • Then add cashews after draining the water, Now mix it well, if the dough must be sticky, if its too hard add some water

 

  • Heat the oil to 180c

 

  • Take the dough in one hand and with your other hand make small dumplings of the dough and fry them in the oil.

 

  • The dumplings should turn golden brown in color, remove from oil and serve

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