Wednesday, March 12, 2008


Onion Pakoras
100 g Besan
25 g rice powder
2 t maida
2-3 onion
salt to taste
1/4 t red chilli powdera
few grains Ajwaina and few grains saunf
pinch of asafoetida
1 t ginger finely chopped
1 green chilli chopped finely
oil for frying
water approx 4-6 t


  • Sieve the besan , rice powder and maida in a bowl.
  • Cut and slice the onion lengthwise.
    Make a well in the centre and add the red chilli powder,salt,ajwain,saunf,chopped green chilli,chopped ginger,asafoetide.2-3 t oil or fat,and Sliced onion ,mix well ,and pour the water little by little ,mix together and beat well ,the batter shoud not thin or very thick.
  • Keep the batter slightly thick .keep covered for 5 - 10 minutes.
    Heat fat or oil in a karahi to smoking point,and simmer the fire.
    Fry teaspoonfuls of mixer in slow fire,till the pakoras golden brown in colour ,turning once,
    The pakoras are crisp take them out .

Tips- want more crisp pakoras ,take them out when three quarters fried and fry a few second time just before serving.

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