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Onion Bhajias – Deep Fried Onion Fritters

These Onion Bhajias are quick and easy to make recipe which will be loved by the little ones and adults alike. I served the Onion Fritters with some dates chutney and green chutney, but a ketchup will work well as well.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack, Street Food
Cuisine: Asian, Indian
Diet: Vegetarian
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 275kcal


  • pan
  • bowl
  • spatula


  • 60 Gram flour/Besan IIdid weigh the ingredients
  • 30 Rice flour
  • 1 tbsp Ghee Melted
  • ¼ Lemon juice
  • ½ tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 Green chilies Finely minced
  • ½ tsp Fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • few Curry leaves
  • ½ cup Cilantro Finely chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 small Onions Thinly sliced
  • to deep fry Oil


  • Sift the flours together in a mixing bowl. Add the lemon juice and the melted ghee and mix with your fingers.
  • Now add cold water little by little to make a very thick batter.
  • Add in all the spices and the herbs and also the salt. Now add the sliced onions.
  • Mix them all together to coat the onions.
  • Heat oil in a wide pan. The right temperature to fry is when the oil sizzles up when a small drop of the batter is added and then it floats on top. At this stage make small balls from the batter and drop it gently into the oil. Let it fry until it is golden brown on all the sides.
  • Drain on a paper towel lined bowl and serve hot with chutney!


Calories: 275kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 84mg | Potassium: 174mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 270IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 3mg