My today’s recipe is onion pakora – a tea-time snack. It is a very popular snack all over Bengal and easy to prepare at home.
Cooking time – 30 mins. Serve – 4
1.Onion – 2 (chopped)
2.Besan – 1 cup.
3.Egg – 1(beaten)
4.Corn flour – 1 tabsp.
5.Turmeric pwd – 1/4 tsp.
6.Ginger paste – 1/2 tsp.
7.Garlic paste – 1/2 tsp.
8.Sugar – 1/4 tsp.
9.Salt to taste.
10.Green chilly – 2 (chopped)
And oil for deep frying.
1.In a large bowl mix besan, corn flour, turmeric, ginger-garlic paste, sugar, salt and egg. Add onion and green chilly mix well with little water and make a thick mixture.
2.Heat oil in a frying pan and reduce to medium.. Take a small portion of the mixture and flatten ,fry till it turns golden brown on both sides.Fry 5-6 pakoras at a time.
3.Take out all the pakoras from the pan and drain excess oil in paper towels.
Onion pakora is ready to serve. Serve hot as a starter or tea-time snack.