Onion Bajji Recipe -Vengaya Bajji/ South Indian Onion Pakora
Onion Bajji Recipe is a classic Indian tea-time snack, of onion roundels dipped in gram flour batter and deep fried. A great snack to have on a monsoon evening along with a cup of piping hot chai.
A classic tea time snack across India is Bajjis, made with vegetables of your choice.
Onion Bajji Recipe is one such bajji recipe, crunchy roundels of onions are dipped in a thick besan batter and deep fried until crisp. Crispy- crunchy outsdie of thr bajji with well cooked sogt onions on the inside.
These bajjis make for a great tea time snack along with a hot cup of chai. You can also serve these bajjis as an appetizer at your dinner parties.
Take a look at our other Bajji Recipe:
- 2 Onions , Cut into roundels For the Bajji Batter
- 1 cup Gram flour (besan)
- 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
- 1 teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds)
- 1 pinch Asafoetida (hing)
- Salt , to taste
How to make Onion Bajji Recipe -Vengaya Bajji/ South Indian Onion Pakora
To begin making the Onion Bajji Recipe, we need to make the besan pakora batter first.
In a mixing bowl combine all the ingredients of bajji batter which includes gram flour, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, ajwain, asafoetida, and salt.
Mix in just enough water to form a thick batter to thickly coat back of a spoon. Keep the batter aside.
Heat oil in a kadai for deep frying the onion bajji on medium heat.
Coat each of the sliced onion roundels in the gram flour bajji batter and gradually let it into the oil and deep fry until golden brown in color.
Drain the Onion Bajji on an absorbent paper placed in a plate to absorb the excess oil and serve hot.
Onion Bajji Recipe -Vengaya Bajji/ South Indian Onion Pakora is part of the Mother's Day Recipe Contest 2018