Wednesday, November 5, 2008

ONION PAKODA / FRITTERS--RM#2

DAY5 OF RM#2

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INGREDIENTS:

Onions----------------------------2 large ones(Go for Red one's if available)

Besan/Gram flour----------------1-1/2 cups

Rice flour-------------------------1/2 cup

Green chillis----------------------5

Curry leaves----------------------few

Baking soda-----------------------1/4 tsp

Salt------------------------------ as required

Oil--------------------------------for deep frying


DIRECTIONS:


1.Take gram flour,rice flour, salt, soda, green chillis and curry leaves.

2.Combine properly and then add the very thinly sliced(lengthwise) onions.

3.Mix well with hands till u have a crumbly texture.

4. Add very little water(1/4 to 1/2 cup) if you want the pakodas to be hard ,orad more water till you get a thick dosa batter consistency for soft pakodas.

5.Taste the batter for spiciness level and salt.Can add redchilli powder if prefer extra hot.

6.Heat oil in a wide skillet enough for deep frying.Drop small balls to tes the hotness of oil.

7.With your fingers drop the batter in the oil to form small pakodas in batches.

8.Deep fry till they turn golden brown on all sides.Make them in batches.

9.Once done place them on paper towel to absorb excess oil and serve hot.




Check out the fellow runners....

1) DK 2) Siri3) Srivalli4) Ranji5)PJ6)Curry Leaf7)Medha8)Priya9)Bhawna10)Raaji11)Ruchii12)Anu13)Kamala14)Roopa15)Divya Kudua16)Rekha17)Divya M18)Lakshmi19)Raaga 20)Lakshmi Venkatesh 21)Sripriya 22)Viji

29 comments:

Happy cook said...

I love onion pakoda, just looking to the pic , i can smell the wonderful aroma when you are frying them.

n33ma said...

I really like your pics,very clear and makes me drool.......nice pakodas especially for a cloudy day

Priya said...

Crispy pakodas prefect for a rainy day..love to have them with hot coffee..

ranji said...

onion pakodas looks delicous and crunchy..love to have them with tea :)

srikars kitchen said...

wow... looks crispy..really yummy & delicious... tempeting & mouth watering...

G.Pavani said...

raaji thanku very much for ur instant response...and onion pakoda is my favourti...i loved ur recipe

DEESHA said...

yummm .. all i need is a cup of chai to go with this

Arundathi said...

tea and pakodas remind me of the rain and the rain begs me to make tea and pakodas. lovely!

Cham said...

Perfect on a rainy day

Curry Leaf said...

Pass over the pakodas please,they with hot tea on cold/raiy evenings is absolutely lipsmacking

kamala said...

Oh Raaji what a coincidence I too pasted Pakoda today..Looks so crunchy.

Divya Vikram said...

Looks perfect.Can I have some?

Roopa said...

mmm, thats my favorite :) I love onion pakoras anytime of the day:)

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Usha said...

I agree red onions taste the best in pakodas...yours looks perfect and yummy :-)

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

mmm, crispy crispy and yummy yummy pakoras... I use cashews with them...

anudivya said...

One of my fav, indian snacks... it is nicely browned.

Madhu said...

Onion pakodas and cup of coffee, i am in heaven! good looking pakodas

Lakshmi Venkatesh said...

so very tempting picture. u always do it. 2nd delicious pakoda today.

Sireesha said...

Crispy and perfect pakodas...Love to have with a hot cup of tea:)

Uma said...

Yummy! Most wanted for this bad weather!

Medhaa said...

Just need a cup of tea along with these. Yumm

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

perfect for a cold day.. looks so crisp Raaji.. awesome.

Bhawana said...

Nice pakoras Raaji. we used to have them in rainy season with a cup of tea. what an idea, isn';t

Sujatha said...

I'm drooling on your pakoras, girl! perfect color and texture... Perfect tea time snack.. reminds me of my past office days in India.. This used to be our tea-time snack in office.. hmm, yummy!

rekhas kitchen said...

as your recipes ur pic. also superb dear yummy pakodas

Divya Kudua said...

Having pakodas with a cup of tea on a rainy day is something I would absolutely love...pakodas look so crispy..great entry!!

Laavanya said...

The pakodas look ravishing.. simply love onion pakodas.

TBC said...

Pakodas and chai- always takes me back to my days in Bombay!