Street food style Onion pakodi | Pyaz ki Pakoda | Onion Pakodi with tips

Onion Pakodi, also known as Pyaz ki Pakoda, is a popular street food in India. It is made with a batter of gram flour, spices, and onions, which is deep-fried to create crispy and delicious pakodis. Here is a simple recipe for making Street food style Onion Pakodi:

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups gram flour (besan)
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 cups thinly sliced onions
  • Water as needed
  • Oil for deep frying

Instructions:

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the gram flour, red chili powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and salt. Mix well.
  2. Add the thinly sliced onions to the flour mixture and mix until the onions are well coated with the flour mixture.
  3. Gradually add water to the mixture, as needed, to make a thick batter.
  4. Heat oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
  5. Once the oil is hot, take small portions of the batter and drop them into the hot oil using your fingers or a spoon. Fry the pakodis until golden brown and crispy.
  6. Remove the pakodis from the oil using a slotted spoon and place them on a paper towel to absorb any excess oil.
  7. Serve hot with chutney or ketchup.

Tips:

  • Make sure the oil is hot before adding the pakodis. If the oil is not hot enough, the pakodis will absorb too much oil and become soggy.
  • To achieve crispier pakodis, you can add a pinch of baking soda to the batter.
  • You can also add some finely chopped green chilies or ginger to the batter for an added flavor.
  • Avoid overcrowding the pan while frying the pakodis, as this will cause them to become soggy. Fry them in batches if necessary.

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