Pyaaz ki pakodi

Pyaaz ki pakodi

Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Author Mehraj Farheen


  • 1 Cup Gram flour/Besan
  • 1/2 Cup Rice flour
  • 1/2 Tsp Red chilly powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Roasted cumin powder
  • 1 Tbsp Finely chopped ginger
  • 2 Tbspn Finely chopped curry leaves
  • 1/2 Tsp Fennel seeds/saunf
  • 1/4 Tsp Chat masala
  • Salt as per intake
  • 2 pinch Hing
  • 1 and 1/2 Thinly sliced onions
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 3-4 Finely chopped green chilly


  1. Add salt to the sliced onions and set aside so the onion release the water 

  2. Mix th dry ingredients - besan, rice flour, ginger, curry leaves, red chilly, hing, zeera powder, chopped green chilly, fennel seeds

  3. Gently mix the dry ingredient with the onions, make sure your mix with you hands for 5-6 mins and incorporate the onions fully with the flours.

  4. Now add around 4 tbspn of hot oil(important) and start mixing again, you can add warm water to bind properly if needed. Make sure your not using more than 2 tbspn of water. 

  5. The batter has to be crumbly.

  6. Start frying in batches on medium heat, make sure you keep shredding the batter with finger while putting in oil. This ensures you’r not making huge lumps of pakodi like the normal fritters or bhajji. Use a kitchen towel to drain off excess oil.

  7. Are the end, sprinkle few fried curry leaves and chat masala on the top just before serving! Enjoy with tea/coffee.

    You can also enjoy this with rice as a replacement for paapad!

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