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Onion pakoda recipe (Kanda bhaji recipe)

US measuring cups are used (1 cup = 240 ml)
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 624kcal
Author Kanan


  • 1 medium or 1 ⅓ cups Onion thinly sliced
  • 1 Green chili chopped finely
  • ½ teaspoon Ginger paste or freshly grated or crushed
  • 4-5 Curry leaves chopped, optional
  • 1 tablespoon Cilantro or coriander leaves chopped finely
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon Coriander powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds) ajwain
  • ⅓ to ½ cup Besan (gram flour)
  • 2 tablespoons Rice flour
  • Oil for frying


Making onion pakoda recipe:

  • Take all the pakoda ingredients except oil in a bowl.
  • Mix very well So all the flour and masala coat the all sliced onions. 
  • Leave it aside for 20 minutes. By this time onion will start to leave its water. flour mixture will get wet. 
  • Heat the oil in the pan on medium heat for deep frying.
  • Once oil is hot, add spoonful of pakoda mixture.
  • Fry it till it becomes golden brown on both sides.
  • Then remove it on paper towel lined plate. And serve hot.


Calories: 624kcal | Carbohydrates: 25.8g | Protein: 5.6g | Fat: 56.6g | Saturated Fat: 7.3g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 619mg | Potassium: 290mg | Fiber: 5.1g | Sugar: 5.1g
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving
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