Again a weekend treat.Its been snowing since morning ,we wanted to indulge in some hot and crunchy snack.Contemplating between Bajji and Pakoda we voted for Onion Pakodas.Onion Pakodas are one of my dad's favorite.He is no fussy or picky eater,generally he is open to all veggies and legumes.He has selective favorites which he would never compromise on the taste or quality.He likes Onion Pakodas crispy.I have tried all variations.Everytime it would turn just average.This time I remember reading somewhere when you increase the quantity of rice flour ,the more crunchier it is.It really turned out Crispy ,Crunchy just before the last batch was finished I managed to take a picture.
Onion 2 Medium Sized
Besan 1/4 Cup
Rice Flour Little less than 1/4 cup
Green Chilies 4 Chooped
Garlic 1 Minced
Turmeric 1/4 tsp
Saunf/Sombu 1/2 Tsp
Salt To Taste
Cilantro 2 Tsp Chopped
Oil to Fry
Water 3-4 Tsp
1.Slice the onion to 1/2 inch strips.
2.In a mixing bowl add the sliced onions,salt,turmeric,chopped green chilies,minced garlic,saunf,cilantro and mix well.
3.Now add the besan , rice flour and sprinkle water little by little .The dough is ready now.Water is added just to hold the ingredients together.If too much water is added it will form as one big lump and the Pakodas will turn out like vadas.
4.Heat the oil to an optimum temperature and take a smallportion of the dough and drop in to the oil little by little in a showering motion.The Pakodas should not stick to each other.Deep fry until brown and enjoy it with your Tea/Coffee.
I am sending this to WYF:Tea Time Snack event hosted by EC Cooking Blog