11 October, 2006

Onion Bajjis(Pakoda)

“Life is an onion and one peels it crying”

-French Proverb quote


Autumn is moving towards winter... Im starting to feel the chill in the air. Sun is playing i-spy with me. I'm still looking for him... I know he is there, up in the black clouds hiding from me... Have anyone seen him? Let him keep hiding. Im sure he cant resist the spicy, delicious smell of Onion Bajjis im gonna make... Mmmmm.... They smell great...and tastes superb!!! Oh... There is he... Peeping from that big black cloud... Ha ha ha... I know he will be out and bright in no seconds... He cant resist the competition with the lovely golden yellow of bajjis. Oh... Where are they? There were 8 of them...now all gone:)

Onion Bajjis(Pakoda)

1 big onion, sliced thinly
1 tsp ajwain seeds
1 tsp jeera/cumin seeds
2 tbls fresh coriander leaves, chopped finely
1 tbls of red chilli powder
1-2 green chillies(optional)
1/4 cup of besan(Gram flour)
Salt to taste
Little water
Oil for deep frying


Ready for deep fry

Mix all the ingredients(onions-salt) adding little water at a time
Take spoonful of mixture and deep fry in oil in a medium flame till they become crisp and golden brown.
Serve hot with tomato sauce or any chutney with tea.

Golden Onion Pakodas


  1. How did I miss this blog?? Thanks for visiting my blog, thr' that I came to know about your blog :). You have an amazing blog here...Keep it up, all the best... Now..let me read all your wonderful recipes.

  2. thanks shilpa...Im a newborn in food blog:) your blog was a gr8 source of inspiration for me... Looking forward for your new recipies:)

  3. Wow looks awesome thanks for sharing

  4. My dad loves eating onion. I think he might like this recipe.

    -Eve Leslie


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