Saturday, March 27, 2010

Onion (ulli) Pakoda / Onion Fritters

Ingredients :
Besan Flour -1cup
Rice Flour - 1/3 cup
Onion - 1 Big
Red chilly powder- 2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp(optional)
Ginger garlic paste- 1 tsp
Cashew nuts or pea nuts - 2 tsp
Baking soda-1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for deep fry
Method :
1.Cut the onion into length wise and shred them finely.
2.Heat the oil on medium flame.
3.In a mixing bowl add besan flour,rice flour,chilly powder,cumin seeds,salt and baking soda,mix well.Take  2 tsp of hot oil, add to flour and mix.
4.Add shredded onion to the flour,mix well and make thick batter by adding little water.
5.Here  the batter should be thick and hard.other wise the pakodas won't crispy.
6.If the oil ready to fry ,Wet your hand,take small amount of mixture and drop it into oil. Repeat like this for remaining mixture.
7.Deep fry them till they turned light golden color.Then remove from oil and drain into a paper towel.
Step By Step Picture
8.Serve hot with Tomato ketchup or sweet chutney. 
Keep the pakodas in airtight container,to it can store up to 2 to 3 days.

19 comments:

Nithu Bala said...

Wow! yummy crispy pakodas...nice presentation:-)

Sushma Mallya said...

perfect snack anytime, i used to make this when i had guests at home as its so simple to make yet very delicious and most of them likes it too....your recipe is very nice adding nuts and cumin seeds,nice one,will surely try it next time..

Aruna Manikandan said...

hot crispy pakodas!!!!

Ms.Chitchat said...

Wow, I love these. Yours look very perfect and liked the illustrative pics.

Priya said...

Just love it, can munch it anytime...crispy pakodas!!

Jagruti said...

Wow...don't make me drool please! feel like having it right now from the screen..

Swathi said...

Swapna,

Ulli pakoda looks really good.

Nithu Bala said...

Swapna, you haven't sent me anything for my event..please do send some entries..

Gita said...

Pakoras look very crispy and tempting...nice click :)

Swapna Sree said...

Thank you all for your lovely comments.....
@Nithu sure I will send some entries,,I have the entries in draft,will post & send....

J said...

love this onion bhajis!!

Tina said...

Yummy and crispy...

Sarah Naveen said...

Beautiful presentation..looks simply superb..loved it..

Swapna Sree said...

Thanks J,Tina and Sarah for dropping comments.....

Nisha said...

Love bhajias,your recipe looks yummy

Padhu said...

Looks so yummy! Pass it on to me

San said...

Hey swapna,cute presentation dear.Lovely pic ,pass me that platter .Easy n quick snack for the evening.This is my saver n a comfort snack.

Nithya said...

Wow.. I just love this so much. Nice presentation and nice click too.

Guess I am here for the first time and you have a lovely collection of recipes with nice clicks too. Keep it going. will be back often to check your updates.

You are most welcome to my blogs too. Do peep in sometime.

Nithya
www.4thsensecooking.com
www.nitsarts.blogspot.com

Swapna Sree said...

Thanks Nisha,Padhu,San and Nithya.....
@Nithya thanks for visiting dropping comment my blog....