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Onion Pakora

Sarah & Safiyah
Quick and easy recipe of onion fritters for snacks
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people


  • 1/2 cup gram or besan flour
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • 1 big onion thinly sliced
  • 2 green chilies finely chopped
  • 7-8 curry leaves
  • 100 grams coriander finely chopped
  • 1 tsp jeera
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 baking soda or bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida optional
  • 1/4 tsp orange food coloring optional
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Water
  • Oil


  • In a mixing bowl, add onion, chilies, curry leaves, coriander, jeera, chili powder, turmeric powder, baking soda, asafoetida, and salt and mix well
  • Then add gram flour and rice flour to it
  • Sprinkle some water and mix well until the flour coats the onions and forms a dry paste
  • Heat a pan of oil on a medium flame and let the oil heat
  • Add the pakora mixture in small quantities and fry until golden brown
  • Serve hot with chutney


You can add cashews to the pakoras
Keyword Onion Pakoda, Onion Pakora, Ramadan Recipes