Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Street Onion Pakoras

This is a recipe for the yummy onion pakoras made street side. It is very popular in Bangalore and other cities in India. You would relish this crispy treat on a rainy day.
Very easy to prepare. This recipe is different from the usual onion pakoras we make at home with gram flour. Hope you will try and enjoy this recipe.

Onion- 2 medium
Gram flour- 1 cup
Maida- 1 cup
Ginger- 1 inch
Green chillies- 4-5
Jeera- 1 tsp
Curry leaves- a few
Cilantro cut - 2 tbsp
Peanut oil- 2 tbsp( to mix with onions)
Peanut oil- to deep fry
Salt to taste

Slice the onions thin. I have used red onions. Grind green chillies and ginger.
Take a bowl. Put sliced onions, ginger and green chilli paste, jeera and peanut oil. Mix well. Now add Gram flour and Maida/ All purpose flour. Mix well. Now add salt to taste. Just sprinkle  little water to the dough.
In a pan pour oil and heat it. Take some dough in your hand and drop little by little in the oil. Fry until brown and crisp. Drain excess oil on a sheet  of paper/napkin. Transfer to a bowl and enjoy hot onion pakoras with tea, wine ....

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