Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Onion Ring


Ingredients:

·    Onion: 1
·    Gram flour (Kadalai maavu / Besan): 1 cup
·    Buttermilk (Mor / Moru): ½ cup
·    Baking powder: 1 tsp
·    Edible oil: for frying
·    Pepper to taste
·    Salt to taste
Method of preparation:

·      Peel the onion.
·      Slice horizontally like disks of about ½ centimetre thickness.
·      Separate these disks into rings.
·      Soak the onion rings in buttermilk for about half an hour.
·      Take gram flour, salt, pepper, and baking powder in a bowl and mix well. Add
              a little water and stir well.
·      Heat oil in a wok (iruppu chatti, vanali, vaanali, kadai, karahi, or kadhai) over 
        medium flame.
·      Take a few onion rings from buttermilk, dip in the batter, put in oil and deep
         fry them.
·       On frying, remove from wok and drain the excess oil.
·       Repeat for the remaining rings.

Serve hot with any chutney or sauce.