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crispy onion pakoda



Crispy Onion Pakoda is a popular Indian snack that's enjoyed throughout the country. Also known as Onion Fritters, this snack is typically consumed during tea time or as an appetizer. It is crispy, delicious, and full of flavors. Onion Pakoda is also a monsoon favorite in many Indian households. When it comes to nutritional value, onion pakoda is rich in carbohydrates and proteins, making it an energy-rich snack.

Get the best of both worlds - the taste you love and the health benefits you need - with crispy onion pakoda

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large onions (thinly sliced)


besan (gram flour)

1 cup

rice flour

2 tablespoons

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/4 teaspoon

ajwain (carom seeds)

1/2 teaspoon

Salt to taste.

Oil for deep frying



Step 1:

In a large bowl, combine the onions, besan, rice flour, chilli powder, turmeric powder, ajwain, and salt.

Step 2:

Use your hands to mix the ingredients well. Make sure each onion slice is coated with the flour mixture. Do not add water.

Step 3:

Heat oil in a deep frying pan. Once the oil is hot, drop small portions of the onion and flour mixture into the oil.

Step 4:

Fry the pakodas on medium heat until they turn golden brown and crispy.

Step 5:

Remove the pakodas with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels

Step 6:

Repeat with the remaining onion and flour mixture.

Step 7:

Serve the onion pakodas warm with ketchup or chutney.

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