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Onion Pakoras | Chickpea Flour & Onion Fritters

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time20 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time30 mins

Onion Pakoras | Chickpea flour & Onion Fritters

 2 Onions
 1 Green chilli sliced
 1 tbsp Chopped coriander
 1 tsp ginger minced
 1 cup Besan / Chickpea flour
 Salt to taste
 ½ tsp Turmeric
 1 tsp Red chilli powder
 ½ tsp Coriander powder
 1 pinch Carom seeds / ajwain
 Rapeseed oil for frying
 Water to bind

Finely slice the onions and put in a large bowl with salt for 10 minutes this will make the mixture moister.


Add all the other ingredients except the oil and water, mix well.


Add a bit of water at the time and once the mixture has come together into a batter, the mixture is ready to fry.


Heat up a large pan with frying oil, to check if the oil is hot enough, add a drop of batter, it should come to the surface almost immediately, once you have the right temperature start to fry the pakoras adding a spoonful of batter at the time.


Fry until brown on each side and serve with tamarind chutney.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4