Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Onion Pakodas

We folks in the Midwest were hit by a major strom system, that just dumped us with snow & more & before we realised it was a foot ( Yup 12 inches!!) of snow on the ground! What a nice thing to see, but a mess to clean! It was a back breaking thing of cleaning the driveway & side walks.. took us almost an hour! Kids had fun playing though & after all that tiring job all one wanted was a steaming hot cup of nice Masaledar Chai.

So i got set for some hot tea & instantly thought of making Onion Pakodas! It would be a feast some pakodas, Bhutta (corn) & Chai! So i made all these & we enjoyed our cold winter evening with these munchies.

Onion Pakodas



Ingredients:

Red Onion - 1
Yellow onion - 2
Gram Flour (Besan) - 1/2 cup.
Rice Flour - 1 tbspn
Chillie Powder - 2 tsps
Cilantro - little( finely chopped)
Salt - to taste.
Green chillies - Add if desired.
Oil - for frying.

Method:

1. Cut the onion length wise. Then to it add all flours, salt, chillie powder, cilantro & using little water mix it well. Dont add too much water, as pakodas will absorb oil then.

2. Put them in hot oil in small pieces & fry till golden brown.

Serve it as it is or with some mint chutney, either way it will vanish before you realise :-)
Enjoy your pakodas while it lasts!!

24 comments:

Dhivya said...

perfect snack seema...pic makes me hungry...

Kalai said...

Seema, it's so nice to have a treat after such back breaking work! These look just perfect!! :)

Sagari said...

seema pakodas look so crisp and yummy

Laavanya said...

Pakodas, Roasted corn and chai - now, aren't you glad that it snowed? :)

Seema said...

Dhivya - Thanks! Yup a perfect winter snack !

Kalai- Thank u. Nice treat - your so right!

Sagari- Thank u.

Laavanya - Glad it snowed - no way!But enjoyed these hot crispy pakodas & Chai in the cold winter! :-)

Red Chillies said...

oh Seema! Hope you all are doing well after that terrible snow.
But the combination of chai, pakora, bhutta should drive away all problems :-)

Uma said...

Yes, the pakodas are the perfect snack for the cold weather. They look wonderful and yummy!

easycrafts said...

Pakodas are a super snack when we are tired to make something else...nice tempting ones

Cham said...

Perfect snack after a hard work !

Pravs said...

Oh you packed in snow, huh.Oh yeah masala chai and onion pakodas..yum!!

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Looks mouthwatering! Then why it wont vanish just like that?

Mona said...

Thos pakodas looks so crunchy, i love to have them as snacks at tea time, or along with rice and a dry curry at meals. It looks perfect!

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Purnima said...

Happy Mahashivaratri! The pakoras look too tempting! Shall try out your way!

Homecooked said...

This looks so delicious!!! I feel like getting up right now and frying these.Yum.

Raaga said...

I love these. I have them on my blog too :-) http://chefatwork.blogspot.com/2008/01/piyava-baje-onion-fritters.html

I can have these endlessly :-)

Asha said...

Nothing better than eating this on a rainy day girl, yummy!:))

Richa said...

aren't they the best :)

an hour is not too bad for that amount, Seema, i would take that much time for 2"...lol

Happy cook said...

Yummy Delicious. I9 love onion pakora. Nothing better to have something hot when it is snowing

Archy said...

Perfect Onion pakodas Seema !! lovely pic !!

Vanamala said...

seema

pakods looks superb!!!!! no other words to say!!!!

Maya said...

Pakodas look just perfect..Its already raining here and snow predicted today..Will steal ur idea now ;)..Hey, sent u an e-mail yest..

Ramya's Mane Adige said...

Talk about snow in the midwest..... I can go on, non-stop!!! and hey, Even I used almost the same ingredients for my pakoras... they look gr8!!

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

Hi Seema ...this is my fav....Urs is turned out good....Love it.. YUM!...Mouthwatering snack....

DEEPA said...

seema ...super one ...been weather bad out here ...i think snack like this would really cheer us up!!!