Sunday, August 15, 2010

Quick Onion Pakoda

Onion Fritter, Vengaaya Bajji, Pyaaz pakora, piyaz pakoras, vengaya pakkoda


  • Onions: 2
  • Rice flour: 2 tbsp
  • Corn flour (chola maavu): 1tsp
  • Gram flour (kadalai maavu, chickpea flour, garbanzo flour, or besan): 1tsp 
  • Chili powder: 1tsp
  • Curry leaves: a few
  • Edible oil for deep frying
  • Salt to taste
(Use 2 tsp of gram flour if not using corn flour)

Method of preparation:

  • Slice the onions thin.
  • Take a bowl, mix onions and salt.
  • After sometime add chili powder and curry leaves.
  • Mix well.
  • Add gram flour, corn flour and rice flour and mix them well without adding water. (If water is added a little, we get non-crispy pakoda)
  • Heat the edible oil in a pan, wok, iruppuch chatti, vaanali or kadai.
  • Sprinkle the prepared mixture over hot oil.
  • Fry till they become brown.
Serve this delicious and crispy Onion Pakoda hot with or without chutney (Thuvaiyal).