Onion Pakoda


Onion Pakoda is a mouth watering South Indian evening snack. Simple and easy to make, they are also served as a starter.
Onion Pakoda

Gram Flour – 2 cups
Rice Flour – 1/2 cup
Onions – 2 cups, finely chopped
Green Chillies – 5 to 6, finely chopped
Asafoetida Powder – 1/4 tsp
Ginger – 2 tsp, grated
Garlic – 6 to 10 cloves, chopped (depending on size) (optional)
Curry Leaves – handful, chopped
Salt as per taste
Oil as required

1. Mix the gram flour, rice flour, salt, asafoetida powder, onions, green chillies and ginger in a large bowl.
2. Keep aside for 10 minutes.
3. Add 1/4 to 1/2 cup of warm oil and mix well.
4. Sprinkle a little water and mix again.
5. Heat oil in a deep frying pan over medium flame.
6. Drop small portions of the dough and fry until light golden brown.
7. Drain excess oil and transfer to a large bowl.
8. In a small frying pan, fry the curry leaves and garlic.
9. Add to the pakoda and toss well to mix.
10. Serve.

image via

You may also like


Sharanya June 14, 2013 - 8:23 am

Very tasty!!! wouldn’t mind a little more green chilly though. Very easy to prepare. loved it!

chetana magar August 28, 2012 - 9:57 am

I like onion pakoda very much

sanitha June 9, 2010 - 8:44 am


anandanatarajan March 4, 2010 - 12:42 am

very very good and very brief presentation

nimmi November 4, 2009 - 2:27 am

very good


Leave a Comment