Onion bhajis recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins to prepare and 4 mins to cook
  • 123 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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Enjoy the taste of India with these easy to make onion bhajis. These are the perfect accompaniment to any curry or served with a selection of dips and chutneys. 

Half fill a large pan with vegetable oil and heat to 175°C.

In a mixing bowl, stir together the gram flour, all the spices and the chopped coriander. Season to taste. Pour in 150ml (1/4pt) cold water, whisking as you go, until you have a thick, gloopy paste.

Toss the sliced onions in the batter, and then use tongs to carefully lower small blobs of the onion mixture into the oil. Fry for 3-4 minutes, turning them in the oil every so often, until they are golden and crisp.

Use a slotted spoon to fish them from the oil. Drain the bhajis well on kitchen paper, and serve alongside a curry or with a selection of dips and chutneys.

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Recipe taken from the SORTED Food recipe collection. 

  • Ingredients

  • 150 (5oz) gram flour
  • 1 tsp tumeric
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 bunch coriander
  • 4 white onions, finely sliced
  • Energy 515kj 123kcal 6%
  • Fat 6g 8%
  • Saturates 1g 4%
  • Sugars 3g 3%
  • Salt 0.4g 6%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 14.3g Protein 5.1g Fibre 3.2g


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