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Onion Fritters
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Recipe Courtesy : Dear friend Megha
Servings: 3 -4
Author: Teena Agnel
  • 2 medium onions 2 and 1/2 cups very finely sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 2 teaspoon red chilly powder
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 3 sprig curry leaves or coriander/cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup besan / chickpea flour / gram flour
  • 1/4 cup rice flour
  • Oil for deep frying
  1. Add salt and red chilly powder to onions and mix well squeezing it. (Onions will reduce in size.) Taste and adjust the salt as needed.
  2. To this add ginger paste + curry leaves + chickpea flour + rice flour and mix well without adding water. (The water from the onions should be enough)
  3. Leave it aside for 15-20 minutes. (Onion will release more water). Mix well again. The batter will be thick and pasty.
  4. Add oil in a pan for deep frying and place on medium high heat. Once the oil is hot add about 2 tablespoons of coated onions into the oil and fry till it turns golden brown.
  5. Serve with chutney or ketchup.