Onion Pakoda

Fans of fried squash blossoms or veggie fritters will love these crispy, crunchy fried onion treats.


  • 2 onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup chickpea flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 green chilies, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup water, plus more if needed
  • Oil for deep-frying


  1. Combine sliced onions, chickpea flour, baking soda, green chilies, coriander and salt in a bowl. Stir to coat.
  2. Add water slowly and stir until onion mixture holds together, but is not too wet.
  3. Heat oil in a deep-frying pan on medium-high heat until it reaches 375 degrees.
  4. Gently drop spoonfuls of onion batter into oil. Fry, flipping occasionally, until all sides are golden brown and crunchy. Enjoy!