Birista Or Fried Onions (Microwave Recipe)

Birista, also known as fried onions, is a popular ingredient used in many Indian and Middle Eastern dishes. These crispy and caramelized onions add a rich and savory flavor to any dish. Making birista in the microwave is a quick and convenient method that yields perfectly golden and crispy onions. This recipe will guide you through the simple steps of making birista in the microwave, saving you time and effort in the kitchen.

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Ingredients for Birista Or Fried Onions (Microwave Recipe) Recipe

  • 1 Large Onions, Thinly Sliced
  • 1/2 tablespoon Vegetable Oil

Directions: Birista Or Fried Onions (Microwave Recipe)

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Peel and thinly slice the onions.
  • STEP 2.Spread the sliced onions evenly on a microwave-safe plate.
  • STEP 3.Microwave the onions on high power for 5 minutes, stirring every minute.
  • STEP 4.Continue microwaving and stirring at 1-minute intervals until the onions turn golden brown and crispy.
  • STEP 5.Remove the plate from the microwave and let the birista cool completely before using or storing.

Cooking Tips

  • Use a microwave-safe plate or dish to ensure even cooking.
  • Stirring the onions every minute helps to prevent them from burning and ensures even browning.
  • If the onions are not crispy enough after the initial cooking time, continue microwaving in shorter intervals until desired crispiness is achieved.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the birista in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.
  • Use birista as a topping for biryanis, pulao, curries, or salads to add a delicious crunch and flavor.
  • You can also use birista as a garnish for soups, dals, or even on sandwiches and burgers.
Nutrition
value
145
calories per serving
3 g Fat4 g Protein26 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    3g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Carbs
    26g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    26g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    3g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    44mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    2mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    66mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    24mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    34mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    88mg
  • Selenium
    2mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp