Crispy Onion Pakora Recipe

Crispy onion pakoda recipe

For quick and easy tea time snacks crispy onion pakora is the best idea. I think it is the easiest snack ever. Anyone can make this recipe with a few ingredients. For crispy onion pakora, we use only 4- 5 ingredients like gram flour, chili powder, onion, green chili, salt, and turmeric powder. It is also a good idea as a side dish with traditional Indian food. Learn how to make onion snacks easily at your home.

How to make onion pakora crispy?

My mom tried a couple of times to make it. But every time she failed to make it crispy. But while I shared my idea with mom then she could make it perfect. To make crispy onion pakora follow these steps. I am sure you will  able to make this snack perfect crispy.

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Slice onions into thin size– To make crunchy pakoda it is very important to slice the onion into thin size.

Squeeze onion– Squize sliced by pressing a hand to release moist from them. If the juice can be squeezed out, then the pakora must be crunchy.

 Add a little amount of water– Don’t add excess water when you prepare the mixture of onion and gram flour. Add a little amount of water so that the mixture should be thick and dry type.

Serving tips

Serve crispy and crunchy onion pakora with homemade green chutney or a mixture of tomato ketchup nad hot red chili sauce. You may add some salads also.

Crispy onion pakoda recipe

Onion Pakora

Make crispy onion pakora with gram flour and some few ingredients. It is a very easy recipe and can be made in a very short time. Learn how to make this onion snack at home.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 80 kcal


  • Deep-frying pan
  • mixing bowl


  • 1 cup thin-sliced onion
  • ½ cup gram flour
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • 1 tbsp red chili powder
  • 2 tbsp sliced green chili
  • tbsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander leaves (chopped)
  • salt to taste
  • cooking oil to deep fry
  • chat masala for extra flavor


  • Slice onion into thin size.
  • Take this sliced onion in a big mixing bowl and squeeze with the help of a hand to remove moist from this. Keep it aside for 5 minutes.
  • Add gram flour, rice flour, chili powder, sliced green chili, turmeric powder, salt, coriander leaves, and a pinch of baking soda with onion. Combine these with a small amount of water.
  • Mix well and make a dry type batter. Remember don't make the batter thin or extra moist.
  • Heat a deep frying pan over medium flame. Pour enough cooking oil to deep fry. Let the oil heat enough.
  • Check the oil is heated enough by dip a small amount of dough. If the dough sinks over without browning then the heat is perfect to deep fry.
  • Take the batter and add in the oil into a small size. Fry in batches.
  • Stir them often and often to fry all sides perfectly. Fry them until crisp or red-brown.
  • Remove from the oil and keep on a paper towel to remove excess oil from it.



Try to cook the pakora over medium flame. Don,t use high heat otherwise they will be brown without cooking inside.


Calories: 80kcal
Keyword Onion Pakora Recipe
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