Onion Bhajia

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Total Time:
20 minutes
Serves:Makes 20-25
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 large onions
  • 2 cups gram flour
  • ½ tsp. chilli powder
  • 1 tsp. ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. asafoetida
  • ½ tsp. each nigella, fennel, cumin and onion seeds, coarsely crushed
  • 2 fresh green chillies, finely chopped
  • 2 cups fresh coriander leaves, chopped
  • Vegetable oil for deep frying
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Onion Bhajia

  • Using a sharp knife, slice the onions into thin rounds.
  • Separate the slices and set them aside on a plate.
  • In a bowl, mix together the flour, chilli powder, ground turmeric, baking powder, and asafoetida.
  • Add salt to taste. Sift the mixture into a large mixing bowl.
  • Add the coarsely crushed seeds, onion slices, green chillies and fresh coriander and toss together well.
  • Add enough cold water to make a paste, then stir in more water to make a thick batter that coats the onions and spices.
  • Heat enough oil in a wok for deep frying.
  • Drop spoonfuls of the mixture into the hot oil and fry the bhajias until they are golden brown.
  • Leave enough space to turn the bhajias. Drain well and serve hot.
  • Note:
  • This versatile batter can be used with other vegetables, including bhindi, cauliflower and broccoli.