Onion Bhajis

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recipe by Sowjanya B.

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    35mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    6
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    143
based on 1 ratings

These spicy, crispy onion bhajis are delicious on their own or with a minty yogurt sauce.

recipe updated May 20, 2019

Ingredients

  • Red onion icon
    Red onion
    4 (540g)
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    1.5 tsp (9g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    2
  • Fresh chili icon
    Fresh chili
    2 (40g)
  • Ginger icon
    Ginger
    15g (about 2¾ tbsp)
  • Cumin seeds icon
    Cumin seeds
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Ground turmeric icon
    Ground turmeric
    about ¼ teaspoon (1g)
  • Ground coriander icon
    Ground coriander
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Gram flour icon
    Gram flour
    90g (about 1 cup)
  • Rice flour icon
    Rice flour
    20g (about 2 tbsp)
  • Cornstarch icon
    Cornstarch
    1 tsp (3g)
  • Water icon
    Water
    20ml (1¼ tbsp)
  • Sunflower oil icon
    Sunflower oil
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Saucepan
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Add red onion to a clean large mixing bowl
  2. Sprinkle with salt evenly
  3. Set aside - approx 5 min
  4. Add garlic clove, fresh chili, ginger, cumin seeds, ground turmeric and ground coriander to the large mixing bowl
  5. Mix briefly
  6. Add gram flour, rice flour and cornstarch to the large mixing bowl
  7. Mix briefly
  8. Add water to the large mixing bowl
  9. Set aside - approx 5 min
  10. Mix thoroughly
  11. Place a clean saucepan
  12. Add sunflower oil to the saucepan
  13. Heat - medium heat
  14. Fry until crispy then set aside
  15. Serve
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