Soft onion pakoda

Main Dish
3 servings
10 min
12 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 3
Besan (gram dal flour) : 1 1/2 cups

Rice flour : 1 tablespoon

Red chilli powder : 1 teaspoon

Green chillis : 3 finely chopped

Onions : 2 sliced

Ginger paste/minced : 1/2 teaspoon

Ghee (clarified butter) : 1 tablespoon

Curry leaves : 2 no finely chopped

Salt to taste

Egg White : 1(optional)

Baking soda : pinch

Oil for deep frying


  • Combine above all ingredients with flouri,e. with salt, soda, green chillis, curry leaves and onions.
  • Add the melted ghee and mix well with fingers. Combine well with water till you have a smooth paste. Don't add too much water(mix like bajjis batter).
  • Heat enough oil in a deep frying pan. once hot. Use your fingers to drop the batter in the oil to form small fritters.
  • Reduce heat to medium and deep fry till they turn golden brown. Use a ladle to keep turning the fritters so that it cooks on all sides.
  • Once they turn golden brown, remove them on to absorbent paper and serve as evening snacks with hot sauce.


Soft onion Pakoda, photo 1
Soft onion Pakoda, photo 2


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