Onion Pakodas Recipe

Preparation Time
Difficulty Easy
Occasion Dinner Party, Diwali , Chirstmas, Birthday Party, General, Party
Recipe Type Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks
Cuisine South Indian

Onion pakoras is a popular Indian street food. It is one snack that is easy to prepare and tastes good too. In India pakoras are usually served with some fried salted green chilies and a green chutney or sweet chutney.


Ingredient Quantity Calories Fat Cholestrol
Onion 5 nos 140 0.35
Gram Flour 2 cup 785
Rice Flour 2 cup 1137.6 3.16
Ginger 2 teaspoon 21.84
Chilli powder 3 teaspoon 1.2 106.08
Turmeric Powder 0.5 teaspoon 1.43
Salt 2 teaspoon 0
Oil 1 as required 90 12.65 0.01
Curry Leaves 1 spring 3.21
2180.28 122.24 0.01

Preparation Method

  1. 1 Mix well the Gram all all purpose flour, Rice all all purpose flour, Chili powder, Turmeric Powderr powder and Salt without adding Water. ( You can add Red Food Colour at this stage, if you want pakodas to be extra attractive.)
  2. 2 Now add the Onion, Ginger and Curry Leaves, Cilantro and mix well ( Onion will release little Water, so mix well with it)
  3. 3 Now add Water spoon by spoon Till you get a slightly thick pakoda dough. ( Using less Water will make your pakoda's crispiness last long).
  4. 4 Heat Oil in kadai on medium flame, now add a spoon of hot Oil in the dough and again mix it well.
  5. 5 Now put the dough in Oil as small uncommen pieces and fry Till you get nice smell of crispy Onion and Till its turning golden brown.
  6. 6 Crispy Onion pakodas are ready. Enjoy!