Onion Fritters (Kanda Bhajji) Recipe

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This is a light snack that can be an appetizer and eaten during tea-break especially during a rainy day!

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Servings: 4


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  • 1 big onion - sliced
  • 1 green chilli (optional) - chopped
  • 5-6 sprigs of coriander leaves (optional) - finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup gram flour (besan flour)
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Water to mix the flour
  • Oil for frying


  1. Mix the onions, chilies and coriander leaves in a bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl take the chickpea flour, turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt. Add water into this to make a semi-liquid paste.Then add the onions,green chillies and corander leaves into this mixture.
  3. Take a wok or frying pan and heat oil.
  4. Either use hand or a spoon and drop little "nuggets" of the flour mixture and fry till light golden colour and crispy.
  5. Serve it as it is or with a sweet chili sauce or sweet tamarind chutney.
  6. (Note: this flour mixture can be used to fry any kind of vegetables such as brinjals,cauliflower,potatoes etc..)
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 64g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 93  
Calories from Fat 13 14%
Total Fat 1.54g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.13g 1%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 302mg 13%
Potassium 184mg 5%
Total Carbs 19.24g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4.1g 14%
Sugars 1.56g 1%
Protein 2.99g 5%


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