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Pyaz Pakora or Onion Bhaji (Onion Fritters)

Pyaz Pokora (Indian Onion Fritters)

Pyaz Pokora (Onion Bhaji)

Pyaz Pakora translates into onion (Pyaz) and Pakora (Indian fritters). It is also know as onion Bhaji. This is a one of the popular variant of pokora. These Indian onion fritters are similar to extra crispy and spicy deep fried onion rings.
Also spelled Pyaaz Pakoda or Pyaz Pokora.


1 cup Besan (chickpea flour or gram flour)
2 large onion sliced (red onions preferred)
1 teaspoon cumin powder
1 teaspoon of coriander powder
lal mirch and salt to taste
4-6 tablespoon water
oil for deep frying


Mix Besan, salt, spices and onion. Add few tablespoons of water until a thick batter is formed.

2 Heat oil (375 F) or until small drop of batter is quickly sizzles in the oil.
3 Drop 1 heap of onion batter with a teaspoon into the hot oil. Fry for 1-2 minutes until the batter turns golden brown. Be slow and careful while dropping the batter into the hot oil. Avoid any hot oil splatter.
4 Always taste first few pokoras and adjust seasoning and salt. Never over crowd while deep frying. Serve warm.
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