• Onion Fritters (Kanda Bhajji)

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    Onion Fritters (Kanda Bhajji)
    Prep: 2 min Cook: 8 min Servings: 4
    by Padma Priya Manikam
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    This is a light snack that can be an appetizer and eaten during tea-break especially during a rainy day!


    • 1 big onion - sliced
    • 1 green chilli (optional) - chopped
    • 5-6 sprigs of coriander leaves (optional) - finely chopped
    • 1/2 cup gram flour (besan flour)
    • A pinch of turmeric powder
    • 1 tsp red chilli powder
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • Water to mix the flour
    • Oil for frying


    1. Mix the onions, chilies and coriander leaves in a bowl.
    2. In a separate bowl take the chickpea flour, turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt. Add water into this to make a semi-liquid paste.Then add the onions,green chillies and corander leaves into this mixture.
    3. Take a wok or frying pan and heat oil.
    4. Either use hand or a spoon and drop little "nuggets" of the flour mixture and fry till light golden colour and crispy.
    5. Serve it as it is or with a sweet chili sauce or sweet tamarind chutney.
    6. (Note: this flour mixture can be used to fry any kind of vegetables such as brinjals,cauliflower,potatoes etc..)

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