Onion Pakora Recipe | Crispy Onion Fritters Recipe | Eerulli Bajji Recipe

Onion pakora is a typical Indian snack that is popular in most parts of the country. In Tamil Nadu, it is called vengaya pakoda, whereas in Karnataka the same snack is called eerulli bajji.

The pyaaz ke pakore is prepared by mixing thinly sliced onion pieces with a besan and rice flour batter. The batter also has a whole load of spices to make it tastier and more flavourful.

Onion pakora, or crispy onion fritters, are crunchy and crispy and make for a delicious snack. If you'd like to eat something deep-fried, the onion pakora is an ideal nibble that will make your mouth water while preparing it.

The onion pakoda is easy to prepare at home and does not require any expertise to try the recipe. So, try out our recipe on how to prepare onion pakora by following the video. Also, read the step-by-step procedure with images.

ONION PAKORA VIDEO RECIPE

onion pakora recipe
ONION PAKORA RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE ONION PAKODA | CRISPY ONION FRITTERS RECIPE | EERULLI BAJJI RECIPE
Onion Pakora Recipe | How To Make Onion Pakoda | Crispy Onion Fritters Recipe | Eerulli Bajji Recipe
Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
10 Mins
Total Time
20 Mins

Recipe By: Kavyashree S

Recipe Type: Snacks

Serves: 15 pieces

Ingredients
  • Onions (peeled) - 2

    Besan - ¼th bowl

    Red chilli powder - 1½ tsp

    Rice flour - 1 tbsp

    Coriander leaves (chopped) - ¾th cup

    Hing - ¼th tsp

    Salt - to taste

    Water - ½ cup

    Oil - 2 tbsp + for frying

Red Rice Kanda Poha
How to Prepare
  • 1. Take 2 onions and remove the top and bottom portions.

    2. Peel the skin off the onions and remove the top hard layer. Make sure there are no black stains on the onions.

    3. Cut the onions into halves and remove the top end.

    4. Cut them into long and thin slices.

    5. Transfer into a mixing bowl.

    6. Separate the layers of the onion slices.

    7. Add besan in the mixing bowl.

    8. Add red chilli powder and rice flour.

    9. Then, add coriander leaves, hing and salt.

    10. Mix thoroughly.

    11. Add water little by little and mix it into a thick batter.

    12. Add 2 tablespoons of oil in a heated small pan.

    13. Heat the oil for about 2 minutes.

    14. Add it to the batter and mix well.

    15. Heat oil in a pan for frying on medium flame.

    16. To check if the oil is hot enough, drop a small onion piece in the oil.

    17. If it bubbles up immediately, then the oil is ready.

    18. Add a spoonful of the mixture, one after the other, in the oil using your hand.

    19. Fry them on a medium flame for 2 minutes.

    20. Flip them over to cook on the other side.

    21. Fry them until both the sides turn golden brown.

    22. Remove them from the oil and serve hot.

Instructions
  • 1. The rice flour is added to get the pakoras to be crispy.
  • 2. Add just enough water for the masalas to stick to the onions.
  • 3. You can use ajwain (carom seeds) as an ingredient to add to the flavour.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 4 pieces
  • Calories - 315 cal
  • Fat - 10 g
  • Protein - 4 g
  • Carbohydrates - 10 g

STEP BY STEP - HOW TO MAKE ONION PAKORA

1. Take 2 onions and remove the top and bottom portions.

onion pakora recipe

2. Peel the skin off the onions and remove the top hard layer. Make sure there are no black stains on the onions.

onion pakora recipe
onion pakora recipe

3. Cut the onions into halves and remove the top end.

onion pakora recipe

4. Cut them into long and thin slices.

onion pakora recipe

5. Transfer into a mixing bowl.

onion pakora recipe

6. Separate the layers of the onion slices.

onion pakora recipe

7. Add besan in the mixing bowl.

onion pakora recipe

8. Add red chilli powder and rice flour.

onion pakora recipe
onion pakora recipe

9. Then, add coriander leaves, hing and salt.

onion pakora recipe
onion pakora recipe
onion pakora recipe

10. Mix thoroughly.

onion pakora recipe

11. Add water little by little and mix it into a thick batter.

onion pakora recipe
onion pakora recipe

12. Add 2 tablespoons of oil in a heated small pan.

onion pakora recipe

13. Heat the oil for about 2 minutes.

onion pakora recipe

14. Add it to the batter and mix well.

onion pakora recipe
onion pakora recipe

15. Heat oil in a pan for frying on medium flame.

onion pakora recipe

16. To check if the oil is hot enough, drop a small onion piece in the oil.

onion pakora recipe

17. If it bubbles up immediately, then the oil is ready.

onion pakora recipe

18. Add a spoonful of the mixture, one after the other, in the oil using your hand.

onion pakora recipe
onion pakora recipe

19. Fry them on a medium flame for 2 minutes.

onion pakora recipe

20. Flip them over to cook on the other side.

onion pakora recipe

21. Fry them until both the sides turn golden brown.

onion pakora recipe

22. Remove them from the oil and serve hot.

onion pakora recipe
onion pakora recipe
onion pakora recipe
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