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Thursday, February 26, 2009

Crispy Onion Pakoda

Its raining out here and my dad gave an idea of making onion pakoda. Onion pakoda is a very tasty snack liked by most of the people at all times. An easy tea/coffee time snack. Also a side dish(snack) for lunch/dinner. Kids will love it:-)

Gram flour(Besan) - 2 cups
Corn flour - 2 tspns
Onion - 2 cups(chop in long length)
Red chilli powder - 1/2 tspn
Curry leaves - 1/2 cup
Asafotida - a pinch
Cooking Oil for deep frying
Salt as required
Preparation MethodIn a bowl put gram flour, corn flour, red chilli powder, salt, asafotida and mix well. Taste the powder for salt and red chilli powder.
Heat 4 tspns of oil in a pan add this to theflour. Leave it for 5mins to cool and then mix. This makes it crispy.
Add chopped onion and curry leaves and mix.
Sprinkle little water and make a thick dough.
Heat oil in pan for deep frying.
Take small pieces of dough and drop in hot oil carefully in med-low heat.
Slowly stir and deep fry on all sides.
Remove it on absorbant paper when its turning light golden brown.
Serve hot onion pakoda as it is or with coconut chutney or tomato ketchup.


1. Can mix coriander seeds.
2. Can mix Saunf.


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