Kanda bhaji Recipe

Kanda Bhaji, also known as Onion Pakoda, is a popular Indian snack made with sliced onions and a spiced chickpea flour batter. The onions are coated in the batter and deep-fried until crispy and golden brown. This crispy and flavorful snack is perfect for rainy days or as an appetizer for parties. Serve it hot with mint chutney or ketchup for a delicious and satisfying treat.

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Ingredients for Kanda bhaji Recipe

  • 1 cup Thinly Sliced Onions
  • 1/2 cup Chickpea Flour
  • 1 tablespoon Rice Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as needed Water
  • as required Oil For Deep Frying

Directions: Kanda Bhaji Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a mixing bowl, combine sliced onions, chickpea flour, rice flour, red chili powder, turmeric powder, cumin seeds, chopped coriander leaves, and salt.
  • STEP 2.Add water gradually and mix well to form a thick batter. The batter should coat the onions well.
  • STEP 3.Heat oil in a deep pan or kadai. Drop spoonfuls of the batter into the hot oil and fry until golden brown and crispy.
  • STEP 4.Remove the bhajis from the oil and drain on a paper towel to remove excess oil.
  • STEP 5.Serve hot with mint chutney or ketchup.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure the onions are thinly sliced for crispy bhajis.
  • Adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less red chili powder.
  • Do not overcrowd the pan while frying the bhajis, as it may affect the crispiness.

Storage and Serving

  • Kanda bhaji is best served hot and fresh.
  • If you have leftovers, you can store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • To reheat, preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and bake the bhajis for 5-7 minutes until heated through and crispy.
Nutrition
value
221
calories per serving
3 g Fat11 g Protein35 g Carbs9 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    3g
  • Protein
    11g
  • Carbs
    35g
  • Fiber
    9g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    35g
  • Protein
    11g
  • Fiber
    9g

Fats

  • Fat
    3g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    47mg
  • Iron
    5mg
  • Vitamin A
    600mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    209mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    21mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    128mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    170mg
  • Selenium
    7mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
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